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
National Sanitarium Association 2017 Innovative Research Program Grant   Oct 15, 2017
CIHR Collaborative Health Research Projects Grant June 6, 2017 Oct 17, 2017
CIHR Global Governance of Antimicrobial Resistance and
Related Infectious Disease Threats
Catalyst   Oct 17, 2017
DoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Grant July 19, 2017 Oct 18, 2017
DoD Peer Reviewed Medical – Investigator Initiated Grant July 13, 2017 Oct 18, 2017
DoD Peer Reviewed Medical – Therapeutic Development  Grant July 13, 2017 Oct 18, 2017
Quebec MESI QC-Israel Innovation Projects Team Grant   Oct 26, 2017
DoD Peer-Reviewed Medical – Clinical Trial Award Grant July 20, 2017 Oct 26, 2017
DoD Peer Reviewed Medical – Focused Program Grant July 20, 2017 Oct 26, 2017
Johnson&Johnson Artificial Intelligence for Drug Discovery Grant   Oct 27, 2017
Boehringer BUILD Initiative (ILD and IPF)
email: yves.croisetiere@boehringer-ingelheim.com
Grant   Nov 1, 2017
NSERC Discovery Grant Grant Aug 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
Boehringer Ingelheim Breathing as One – COPD Catalyst   Nov 8, 2017
FFCR Project Fonds France-Canada 2018 Grant   Nov 10, 2017
CIHR Sex as a variable in biomedical research Catalyst   Nov 11, 2017
CIHR Patient-Oriented Research Collaborative Grants Grant   Nov 14, 2017
Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grants Grant Aug 15, 2017 Nov 15, 2017
MESI Large Scale R&D projects: 
Precision medicine and big data
Grant Nov 6, 2017 Dec 19, 2017
FRQ AUDACE Program (Intersectoral High Risk Research) Grant   Nov 22, 2017
Muscular Dystrophy
Association
Research Grant Grant Dec 15, 2017 Jan 30, 2018
CIHR CEEHRC Team Grants Grant Aug 15, 2017 Feb 6, 2018
Alpha1 Fdn 2017-2018 Opportunities Grant Sept 22, 2017 Feb 16, 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
Grants4Targets Novel targets for drug development
IPF, ILD, COPD
Grant   Mar 31, 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 Grant   Open Call (reviewed quarterly)
CQDM SynergiQc Grant   Open Call (reviewed quarterly)
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

Salary Awards (Faculty)

Funding Agency Title Type LOI Deadline App Deadline
FRQS Research Scholars J1, J2, Senior Award Aug 29, 2017 Oct 10, 2017
FRQS Clinical Research Scholars J1, J2, Senior Award Aug 29, 2017 Oct 10, 2017
FRQS Research Scholars emeritus Award Aug 29, 2017 Oct 10, 2017

Salary Awards (Trainees)

Funding Agency Title Type LOI Deadline App Deadline
NSERC PDF Fellowship Program PDF   Oct 15, 2017
FRQS Doctoral Training PhD   Oct 16, 2017
FRQS Master’s Training MSc   Oct 16, 2017
FRQS PDF Training PDF   Oct 16, 2017
FRQS FRQS-INSERM PDF Exchange Program PDF   Oct 16, 2017
FRQS

FRQS/MSSS training Program for specialty medecine
residents with an interest in pursuing research 

MD   Oct 16, 2017
RI-MUHC

2017-2018 Studentship Competition

Graduate/PDF   Oct 19, 2017
CIHR Fellowship 2017-2018 PDF or MD   Nov 1, 2017
FRQS Merit Scholarship Program for Foreign Students PhD/PDF June 29, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarships – Masters Program MSc   Dec 1, 2017
CFI #IAMINNOVATIOM Twitter Contest Grad/PDF   Dec 1, 2017
European Research Society Short-Term Research Fellowship PDF   Apr 1/Oct 1 yearly
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
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