Funding Opportunities

The following Pulmonary Research 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 usknow. Only agency deadlines are listed. Internal McGill deadlines for the various Departments vary greatly and are thus not listed below.

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

Research Grants

Funding AgencyTitleTypeLOI DeadlineApp Deadline
MESI Health Collaboration Accelerator Fund GrantTBC
Lung AssociationBreathing as One Research grants & FellowshipsGrantMay 1, 2019May 17, 2019
CIHR Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR)Team GrantJune 17, 2019
ERAPerMedTransnational Research Projects on
Personalized medicine
Team GrantMarch 7, 2019June 17, 2019
DoDTuberous Sclerosis Complex Research ProgramGrantJuly 9, 2019July 25, 2019
CIHR-ICRH/AZ Canada/CLA Emerging Clinician Scientist AwardsAwardJune 26, 2019July 31, 2019
CIHRSummer Institute on Equitable AI for Public HealthPDF & ECIAug 1, 2019
CIHR-ICRH/CAAIF/AZ Canada/AllerGen Emerging Researcher Awards in Allergic AsthmaAwardAug 16, 2019
DoDLung Cancer GrantsGrantMay 15, 2019Aug 21, 2019
CCS/CIHRCCS/CIHR Cancer Survivorship Team GrantsGrantMay 29, 2019Sept 10, 2019
CIHRProject GrantGrantAug 14, 2019Sept 11, 2019
ATSATS Foundation Unrestricted Grants ProgramGrantJune 17, 2019Sept 20, 2019
CIHRMicrobiome Initiative 2 – Research TeamsTeam GrantNov 20, 2018Sept 24, 2019
CIHRSepsis Research NetworkNetworkJan 17, 2019Sept 26, 2019
CIHRCannabis Research in Priority AreasTeam GrantMay 15, 2019Oct 8, 2019
CIHR-NSERCCollaborative Health Research ProjectsGrantJune 25, 2019Oct 29, 2019
CIHRProject GrantGrantFeb 5, 2020March 4, 2020
McGillEdith Strauss Knowledge Translation GrantGrantJune 1/Dec 1 yearly
NIHRO1 Research GrantsGrantFeb5/June5/Oct5
NIHProgram Overviews & DeadlinesGrantVarious
PHACMulti-sectoral Partnerships to Promote
Healthy Living & Prevent Chronic Disease
GrantOpen LOI
CQDMQuantum Leap: Innovative technologies
to facilitate drug discovery
GrantOpen Call
(reviewed quarterly)
CQDMSynergiQc: Innovative technologies
with high commercial value
GrantOpen Call
(reviewed quarterly)
GSKDiscovery Partnerships with AcademiaGrantOpen Call
RRDM NetworkRare Disease ConnectionsGrantOpen Call
Rare Disease FdnRare Disease MicrograntGrantJan/April/July/Oct
NSERCEngage Grants, Connect Grants, Collaborative
Research & Development Grants
GrantOpen Call
NSERCIdea to InnovationGrantJan/April/June/Sept
GenentechScientific Project SupportGrantOpen Call

Salary Awards (Faculty)

Funding AgencyTitleTypeLOI DeadlineApp Deadline

Salary Awards (Trainees)

Funding AgencyTitleTypeApp Deadline
Asthma Canada-CAAIFGraduate Student Research AwardGradMay 31, 2019
CIHRBanting Canada PDF Fellowship
*** McGill Faculty of Med Internal Deadline: May 14
PDFSept 18, 2019
CIHRCanada Grad Scholarship – Michael Smith SuppGradJune & Oct
RSR-FRQSShort research internship in another universityGradOpen call
European Research SocietyShort-Term Research FellowshipPDFApr 1/Oct 1 yearly
Boehringer Ingelheim FondsPhD fellowship in EuropePhDFeb 1/June 1/Oct 1
Manage a long-term collaborative research project with a company or not-for-profit
PDFLOI: June 19, 2019
App: July 17, 2019
MitacsAccelerate FellowshipMSc & PhDOpen call
MitacsAccelerate Industrial PostdocPDFOpen Call
(Jan deadline)
MitacsGlobalink Partnership Award (Industry)GradOpen call
MitacsGlobalink Research AwardGrad & PDFJan/May/Sept
CF FoundationStudent Traineeship GrantVariousOpen call
Dec 31 yearly
Fulbright CanadaAwards for American ScholarsVariousVarious
Eur Resp SocietyERS FellowshipsVariousVarious
McGill CaPSVarious Scholarships and AwardsVariousVarious
McGillFaculty of Med Internal StudentshipMSc & PhDApr/May – yearly
April 15, 2019
McGillFaculty of Med PDF FellowshipsPDFApr/May – yearly
April 15, 2019
McGillTomlinson Doctoral FellowshipPhDJune – yearly
McGillPBEEE/QC Merit Scholarships for Foreign StudentsGradJune – yearly

Travel Awards (Trainees)

Funding AgencyTitleTypeDeadline
Burroughs Wellcome FundCollaborative Research Travel GrantsPDFJan/Feb yearly
RSR-FRQSScholarship competition to present at a scientific conferenceMSc/PhD/PDFMay 24, 2019
McGill Exp MedDr. Price Memorial Travel AwardMSc & PhDFeb 28 / June 30 / Oct 31
AllerGenTravel AwardsVarious4 weeks prior to travel
AllerGenInternational Trainee Research VisitGrad/PDF/FellowApr 30/ June 15/ July 30
AllerGenResearch Skills AwardVarious4 weeks prior to travel
AllerGenFunding and Training AwardsVariousVarious
MitacsGlobalink Res Award Travel from CAVariousVarious
MitacsGlobalink Res Award Travel to CAVariousVarious
The Company of BiologistsTravelling FellowshipsMSc/PhD/PDFFeb 28/May 31/Aug 31/Nov 30
Canadian Cancer SocietyTravel AwardsPhD/PDFJan 15/ May 15/Sept 15
McGillFaculty of Med Graduate Mobility AwardGraduateopen call
MeakinsTravel AwardsGrad & PDF3 weeks prior to travel

Links to common granting agencies