Research opportunities

Do you seek funding for your research project?

WCHRI awards over $2 million every year through competitive funding programs. Funding programs are targeted to meet the research needs of our members (faculty and trainee) and to support the strategic goals of our funders, the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and supporters of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

2020-21 WCHRI grants timeline

WCHRI grants offers a number of competitive funding programs throughout the year; the following application deadlines are intended to support the 2020-21 WCHRI competition/funding cycle. The dates provided below are anticipated only; application deadlines are confirmed only once the application call is posted on the relevant “research grant” program page. All notifications are also announced in our weekly bulletin. All program documentation, including program eligibility and guidelines, is updated annually and available on the research grant webpage at the time that the call for applications is announced.

Grant type Call for applications Application deadline Outcomes
Summer Studentship Award Program January 13, 2021

Application access request form (required):

February 5, 2021

Application (provided through the application access request form):

February 19, 2021
April 16,  2021
Bridge grant One month prior to deadline March 12, 2021 March 22, 2021
Refer to CCHCSP April 1 and November 1 (annually)
early/mid-July and February (annually)
Innovation grant TBD  TBD  TBD
Graduate Studentship TBD

Application access request form (required):

TBD

Application (provided through application access request form):

April 16, 2021
July 5, 2021
CRISP grant TBD TBD TBD
Patient and Community Engagement Training program TBD

Application access request form (required):

TBD

Application (provided through application access request form):

May 31, 2021
July 16, 2021
Postdoctoral Fellowship October 14, 2020

Registration (required):

November 24, 2020

Application (provided through registration):

December 1, 2020

February 15, 2021
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Acknowledgements

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

For further information

Contact WCHRI at wcgrants@ualberta.ca.

Updated December 2020