Funding Opportunities

The following Funding Opportunities may be of interest to members and trainees at the Meakins-Christie Laboratories and the RESP Program. Please note this is not a complete list of all available funding opportunities. If you would like us to monitor specific deadlines, please let Inga know. Only agency deadlines are listed. Internal McGill deadlines for the various Departments vary greatly and are thus not listed below. Pulmonary Research Funding Opportunities.

Research Grants
Salary Awards (Faculty)
Salary Awards (Trainees)
Travel Awards

Research Grants

Funding Agency Title Type LOI Deadline App Deadline
FRQ-NT Programme Samuel-De Champlain
Qc-France Cooperation program
Grant   Jan 25, 2018
Muscular Dystrophy
Research Grant Grant Dec 15, 2017 Jan 30, 2018
CIHR CEEHRC Team Grants Grant Aug 15, 2017 Feb 6, 2018
Cancer Research Society CRS Operating Grants Grant Dec 5, 2017 Feb 15, 2018
Fritz Thyssen Fdn  Biomedical Grants – with Germany Grant   Feb 15, 2018
Alpha1 Fdn 2017-2018 Opportunities Grant Sept 25, 2017 Feb 16, 2018
Pulmonary Fibrosis Fdn Albert Rose Established Investigator Award Grant Nov 30, 2017 Mar 3, 2018
Pulmonary Fibrosis Fdn I M Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award Grant Nov 30, 2017 Mar 3, 2018
CIHR Project Grant: Spring 2018 Grant Feb 6, 2018 Mar 6, 2018
CIHR Human Immunology Standardization Core Team Grant June 6, 2017 Mar 6, 2018
Bayer Novel Targets for Drug Development:
IPF, ILD, COPD, chronic cough, pulmonary hypertension
Grant   Mar 18, 2018
CF Fdn Therapeutics Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Award Grant Dec 8, 2017 Mar 23, 2018
CF Fdn Therapeutics Clinical Research Award Grant Dec 8, 2017 Mar 23, 2018
Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grants Grant Dec 15, 2017 Mar 29, 2018
Grants4Targets Novel targets for drug development
Grant   Mar 31, 2018
CIHR Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Core Core Grant Feb 13, 2018 Aug 21, 2018
HFSP Research Grants Grant Mar 30, 2017 TBC
NIH R01 Research Grants Grant   Feb5/June5/Oct5
CQDM Canada/France Program Grant   Open Call
CQDM Quantum Leap
nnovative technolg
ies to facilitate drug discovery/development
Grant   Open Call
(reviewed quarterly)
CQDM SynergiQc
nnovative technologies with high commercial value
Grant   Open Call
(reviewed quarterly)
GSK Discovery Partnerships with Academia Grant   Open Call
Parent Project MD PPMD Exploratory Funds Grant   Not indicated
Parent Project MD PPMD Investigator Award Grant   Not indicated
Jesse’s Journey Duchenne Funding Program Grant   September (yearly)
RRDM Network Rare Disease Connections Grant   Open Call
Rare Disease Foundation Rare Disease Microgrant Grant   Jan/April/July/Oct (yearly)
NSERC Engage Grants, Connect Grants,
Collaborative Research & Development Grants
Grant   Open Call
Genentech Scientific Project Support Grant   Open Call

Salary Awards (Faculty)

Funding Agency Title Type LOI Deadline App Deadline

Salary Awards (Trainees)

Funding Agency Title Type LOI Deadline App Deadline
CIHR IMHA Summer Studentships Undergrad   Feb 21, 2018
CIHR Health Systems Impact Fellowships PhD, PDF   Apr 5, 2018
European Research Society Short-Term Research Fellowship PDF   Apr 1/Oct 1 yearly
Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD fellowship in Europe PhD   Feb 1/ June 1/ Oct 1
Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship Graduate and PDF Open call  
Mitacs Globalink Partnership Award (Industry) Grad Open call  
Mitacs Globalink Research Award Undergrad & Grad Open call next round:
Mar 31, 2017
CF Foundation Student Traineeship Grant Various Open call  
Fulbright Canada Awards for American Scholars Various Various  
Eur Resp Society ERS Fellowships Various Various  
McGill CaPS Various Scholarships and Awards Various Various  
McGill Faculty of Med Internal Studentship MSc & PhD May – yearly  
McGill Faculty of Med PDF Fellowships PDF May – yearly  
McGill Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship PDF June – yearly  

Travel Awards (Trainees)

Funding Agency Title Type Deadline
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Travel Grants PDF Feb 1, 2018
McGill Exp Med Dr. Price Memorial Travel Award MSc & PhD Feb 28 / June 30 / Oct 31
AllerGen Travel Awards Various 4 weeks prior to travel
AllerGen Research Skills Award Various 4 weeks prior to travel
Mitacs Globalink Res Award Travel from CA Various Various
Mitacs Globalink Res Award Travel to CA Various Various
The Company of Biologists Travelling Fellowships MSc/PhD/PDF Feb 28/May 31/Aug 31/Nov 30
Canadian Cancer Society Travel Awards PhD/PDF Jan 15/ May 15/Sept 15
McGill Faculty of Med Graduate Mobility Award Graduate open call
Meakins Travel Awards Various open call

Links to common granting agencies.

Canadian Common CV

Canadian Common CV …………..

canadian cancer society research institute

Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute

Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Cystic Fibrosis Canada

National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health



Research Net


Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Foundation for Innovation …..

Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

CIHR link

Canadian Institute of Health Research

Canadian Lung Association

Canadian Lung Association  ………………

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Congressionally directed medical research programs: department of defense link

Department of Defense