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
MESI Health Collaboration Accelerator Fund Grant   TBC
GlycoNet Collaborative Team – Cycle II Grant Reg: July 3
LOI: Aug 9
Feb 1, 2019
CIHR Transitions in Care – Evaluation Grants Grant   Feb 5, 2019
CIHR Foundation Grant Grant   Feb 6, 2019 (St 2)
Tri-Agency New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration Grant Jan 11, 2019 Feb 7, 2019
Alpha-1 Fdn In-Cycle Grant Opportunities Grant Sept 28, 2018 Feb 15, 2019
CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant (To be launched in Jan 2019) Planning Grant   Feb 19, 2019
CAAIF 2019 Food Allergy Research Grant Grant   Feb 28, 2019
CAAIF 2019 Research Grant in Allergic Rhinitis or Urticaria Grant   Feb 28, 2019
CIHR Project Grant   Feb 6, 2018 March 6, 2019
HFSP HFSP Young Investigator Grants (full app details to come) Grant March 18, 2019 (initiate LOI) March 28, 2019 LOI
HFSP HFSP Program Grants (full app details to come) Grant March 18, 2019 (initiate LOI) March 28, 2019 LOI
MESI Volet 1: Programme d’innovation – 2ieme appel de projets Québec-Israël Grant Dec 3, 2018 April 1, 2019
CIHR ECIs in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health Grant April 2, 2019 May 14, 2019
ERAPerMed Transnational Research Projects on Personalized Medicine Team Grant March 7, 2019 June 17, 2019
CIHR Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Teams Team Grant Nov 20, 2018 Sept 24, 2019
CIHR Sepsis Research Network Network Jan 17, 2019 Sept 26, 2019
NIH R01 Research Grants Grant   Feb5/June5/Oct5
NIH Program Overviews & Deadlines Grant   Various
PHAC Multi-sectoral Partnerships to Promote Healthy Living and Prevent Chronic Disease Grant   Open LOI call (invited to submit full app)
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 innovative 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 Fdn 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 App Deadline
NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards Undergrad Feb 2019 (TBC)
McGill CLIC – Clinical Innovation Competition PDF Feb 15, 2019
CIHR Canada Grad Scholarship – Michael Smith Supplement Grad June 11 & Oct 10, 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 Grad & PDF Open call
Mitacs Globalink Partnership Award (Industry) Grad Open call 
Mitacs Globalink Research Award Grad & PDF Jan/May/Sept
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 April 23, 2018
Apr/May – yearly
McGill Faculty of Med PDF Fellowships PDF April 23, 2018
Apr/May – yearly 
McGill Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship PhD June – yearly
McGIll PBEEE/QC Merit Scholarships for Foreign Students Grad June – yearly

Travel Awards (Trainees)

Funding Agency Title Type Deadline
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Travel Grants PDF Feb 1, 2019
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 International Trainee Research Visit Grad/PDF/Fellow Apr 30/ June 15/ July 30, 2018
AllerGen Research Skills Award Various 4 weeks prior to travel
AllerGen Funding and Training Awards Various Various
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