Research grants

 The Women and Children's Health Research Institute offers research funding opportunities, which:

  • promote and support innovative in women and children’s health;
  • assist in the recruitment of top researchers to the University of Alberta and WCHRI;
  • encourage transdisciplinary research;
  • provide seed money for projects that have the potential to attract further funding;
  • offer training opportunities for talented young researchers and students; and
  • provide travel and educational funding to our members.

Applicants and/or their supervisors must be WCHRI members to be eligible for grants. Applicants are contacted directly once adjudication is completed. Competition results are then posted on our website

Grants available


All research projects that receive funding must properly acknowledge WCHRI and the support of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and/or the Lois Hole Hospital for Women in their research and public publications, presentations, posters and reports. 

For further information

Contact WCHRI’s Research Grants Administrator, Michelle Bailleux, at 780-248-2090 or