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Funding Opportunities

Internal Funding Opportunities:

The Office of Research Services coordinates a series of internal awards programs for faculty and graduate students. Details regarding the application forms and deadlines for these awards are communicated through the ORS weekly newsletter and through ORS email announcements.

  1. LURF (Laurentian University Research Fund)

    • 2018 Forms: FORM A (Research Project), FORM B (Publication) - Deadline: March 16, 2018 at 4 pm

    • LURF competition results for 2017 (List of Awards

  2. LURF- R (Laurentian University Research Fund for Retired Members, Sessional Members and Master Lecturers)

    • 2018 Forms: FORM A (Research Project), FORM B (Publication) Deadline: March 30, 2018 at 4 pm

  3. NSERC USRA (Undergraduate Student Research Award)

  4. NSERC – Graduate Student Incentive Fund

  5. Louise Picard Public Health Research Grant (Deadline: February 13, 2018)

  6. Laurentian University Research Excellence Award

  7. AIR Fund- Advancing Indigenous Research

  8. Laurentian University Conference Fund

  9. Laurentian University Conference Fund Application Form

  10. Laurentian University Publication Acceleration Award

For further details regarding the internal funding opportunities, please contact Andrée Noiseux (aj_noiseux@laurentian.ca), ext. 3213 or Dr. Sean Parsons (sa_parsons@laurentian.ca), ext. 3406.

External Funding Opportunities:

Laurentian researchers can obtain information about funding sources by:

  • Reading the weekly ORS newsletter. See archived newsletters.

  • Searching the PIVOT database: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_main

  • Browsing our list of funding partners. Click Here. (Word format available)

  • Attending our information sessions and workshops where ORS staff, funding agency representatives, and/or researchers who have served as reviewers or selection committee members provide tips and suggestions to help you develop a competitive proposal

  • Visiting the Tri-Council websites:

1.  Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

          Summary of funding opportunities for NSERC can be found here

          For more information on NSERC, please see the following site: 

          http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/index_eng.asp

2. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) 

          Summary of funding opportunities for SSHRC can be found here

          For more information on SSHRC, please see the following site:

          http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/home-accueil-eng.aspx

3.Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) 

           Summary of funding opportunities for CIHR can be found here

           For more information on CIHR, please see the following site:

           http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/193.html

4. MITACS 

           https://www.mitacs.ca/en

For further details regarding the external funding opportunities, please contact Andrée Noiseux (aj_noiseux@laurentian.ca), ext. 3213 or Dr. Sean Parsons (sa_parsons@laurentian.ca), ext. 3406