Research grants

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 WCHRI grants timeline

WCHRI grants offers a number of competitive funding programs throughout the year; the following proposed application deadlines are intended to support the 2020 WCHRI competition/funding cycle:

Grant type Call for applications Application deadline Outcomes
Summer Studentship December 2, 2019 January 31, 2020 March 18, 2020
Bridge grant 1 month prior to deadline February 10, 2020 August 7, 2020
Refer to CCHCSP April 1 and November 1 (annually)
early/mid-July and February (annually)
Innovation grant January 3, 2020 March 13, 2020 May 29, 2020
Graduate Studentship January 17, 2020 April 17, 2020 June 26, 2020
CRISP grant January 1, 2020 September 4, 2020 November 27, 2020
Postdoctoral Fellowship September 1, 2020 October 30, 2020 December 23, 2020
SKEP ongoing

60 days prior to event (minimum)

14 days post-application
Trainee Travel ongoing 30 days prior to event (minimum) 14 days post-application
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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’s Research Grants Administrator, Michelle Bailleux, at 780-248-2090 or wcgrants@ualberta.ca.

Updated on December 3, 2019