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 offers a number of competitive funding programs throughout the year. The following application deadlines are intended to support the 2021-22 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.

Program typeCall for applicationsApplication deadlineOutcomes (available by 3:00pm)
Bridge Grant ProgramFebruary 2, 2022March 4, 2022March 18, 2022
Refer to CCHCSPOn hold
On hold
Clinical/Community Research Integration Support Program (CRISP)July 28, 2021Application access request form (required):

August 16, 2021

Application (provided through application access request form):

September 16, 2021

November 24, 2021
Graduate Studentship Award ProgramFebruary 16, 2022Application access request form (required): March 18, 2022

Application (provided through application access request form): April 14, 2022

July 8, 2022
Grant Review Support ProgramMay 4, 2022Program access request form (required): June 24,  2022

Proposed Research Project Form (provided through program access request form): July 5, 2022

Scientific advisory committee meetings: August 2-15 2022

Access to bridge funding within 5 days of CIHR Fall PJT 2022 outcomes.

Innovation Grant ProgramMarch 30, 2022Application access request form (required): April 22, 2022

Application (provided through the application access request form): May 20, 2022

July 15, 2022
Membership RenewalJune 1, 2022Membership Renewal application form sent directly to member (required): June 30, 2022
Patient and Community Engagement Training (PaCET) Award ProgramFebruary 23, 2022Application access request form (required): April 8, 2022

Application (provided through application access request form): May 6, 2022

July 8, 2022
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award ProgramOctober 13, 2021

Application access request form (required):
December 1, 2021

Application (provided through application access request form):
December 22, 2021

February 25, 2022
Resident/Clinical Fellow Trainee Research Grant ProgramContact department representative

Contact department representative

Contact department representative
Scientific Knowledge Exchange Program (SKEP)Closed until further notice

Closed

Closed
Summer Studentship Award ProgramDecember 1, 2021Application access request form (required): January 7, 2022

Application (provided through the application access request form): January 28, 2022

April 1, 2022
Open
Open
Open

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 November 2021