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 the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation.

WCHRI grants timeline

WCHRI grants offer a number of competitive funding programs throughout the year. The following application deadlines are intended to support current and upcoming WCHRI funding programs. 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.

Program typeCall for applicationsApplication deadline (forms due at 4 p.m.)Outcomes (available at 3 p.m.)
Grant Review Support ProgramGrant Review Support Program (CIHR Fall PJT Competition 2023)May 3, 2023Program access request form (required):

July 7, 2023

Proposed Research Project Form (provided through program access request form):

July 11, 2023

Scientific advisory committee meetings:

August 7-15, 2023

Bridge access: February 1, 2024

Clinical/Community Research Integration Support Program (CRISP)July 19, 2023Application access request form (required):

August 25, 2023

Application (provided through application access request form):

September 22, 2023

December 8, 2023
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award ProgramSeptember 27, 2023

Application access request form (required):

October 27, 2023 (4 p.m.)

Application (provided through application access request form):

December 8, 2023

February 9, 2024
Grant Review Support Program (CIHR Spring PJT Competition 2024)October 30, 2023Program access request form (required):

December 15, 2023

Proposed research project form (provided through program access request form):

January 4, 2024

Scientific advisory committee meetings:

February 1-9, 2024

Bridge access: date of CIHR NOD release

Summer Studentship Award ProgramNovember 29, 2023Application access request form (required):

January 5, 2024

Application (provided through the application access request form):

January 26, 2024

April 5, 2024
Graduate Studentship Award ProgramFebruary 2, 2024Application access request form (required):

March 15, 2024

Application (provided through application access request form):

April 12, 2024

July 5, 2024
Patient and Community Engagement Training (PaCET) Award ProgramFebruary 7, 2024Application access request form (required):

April 12, 2024

Application (provided through application access request form):

May 10, 2024

July 5, 2024
Innovation Grant ProgramMarch 27, 2024Application access request form (required):

April 26, 2024

Application (provided through the application access request form):

May 24, 2024

July 12, 2024
Grant Review Support ProgramGrant Review Support Program (CIHR Fall PJT Competition 2024)May 1, 2024Program access request form (required):

July 5, 2024

Proposed Research Project Form (provided through program access request form):

July 12, 2024

Scientific advisory committee meetings:

August 7-14, 2024

Bridge access: date of CIHR NOD release

Membership RenewalMay 29, 2024Membership Renewal form links are sent directly to academic members; all links are user-specific.

New membership applications submitted in May and June are processed in July.

June 28, 2024
Resident/Clinical Fellow Trainee Research Grant ProgramContact department representative

Contact department representative

Contact department representative
Scientific Knowledge Exchange Program (SKEP)Open

60 days prior to the event start date

30 days after complete application submission
Trainee Outcome Presentation Program (TOPP) Openwithin 30 days of the formal acceptance of the research outcome30 days after complete application submission

Updated July 2023

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.