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 proposed application deadlines are intended to support the 2020 WCHRI competition/funding cycle:

Grant type Call for applications Application deadline Outcomes
Summer Studentship December 1, 2020 January 29, 2021 March 19, 2021
Bridge grant 1 month prior to deadline September 30, 2020 October 16, 2021
Refer to CCHCSP April 1 and November 1 (annually)
early/mid-July and February (annually)
Innovation grant January 8, 2021 March 12, 2021 May 13, 2021
Graduate Studentship January 29, 2021 April 16, 2021 June 25, 2021
CRISP grant February 26, 2021 September 3, 2021 November 26, 2021
Patient and Community Engagement Training program February 19. 2021 May 2021 July 2021
Postdoctoral Fellowship October 1, 2020 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’s Research Grants Administrator, Michelle Bailleux, at 780-248-2090 or wcgrants@ualberta.ca.

Updated May 2020