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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 the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation.

2020-2021 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 typeCall for applicationsApplication deadlineOutcomes
Summer Studentship Award ProgramJanuary 13, 2021Application access request form (required):

February 5, 2021

Application (provided through the application access request form):

February 19, 2021

April 2, 2021
Bridge Grant Programone month prior to deadlineMarch 12, 2021March 22, 2021
Refer to CCHCSPApril 1 and November 1 (annually)
early/mid-July and February (annually)
Innovation Grant ProgramApril 1, 2021Application access request form (required):

April 19, 2021

Application (provided through the application access request form):

May 25, 2021

July 24, 2021
Graduate Studentship Award ProgramFebruary 19, 2021Application access request form (required):

March 19, 2021

Application (provided through application access request form):

April 16, 2021

July 5, 2021
Clinical/Community Research Integration Support Program (CRISP)TBDTBDTBD
Patient and Community Engagement Training (PaCET) Award ProgramFebruary 23, 2021Application access request form (required):

April 16, 2021

Application (provided through application access request form):

May 3, 2021

July 16, 2021
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award ProgramOctober 14, 2020

Registration (required):

November 24, 2020

Application (provided through registration):

December 1, 2020

February 17, 2021
Scientific Knowledge Exchange Program (SKEP)closed until further noticeclosed
Resident/Clinical Fellow Trainee Research Grant Programcontact department representativecontact department representativecontact department representative
closed until further notice
closed
closed

Acknowledgements

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

For further information

Contact WCHRI grants.

Updated February 2021