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 at 3 p.m.)
Clinical/Community Research Integration Support Program (CRISP)July 20, 2022Application access request form (required):

August 19, 2022

Application (provided through application access request form):

September 16, 2022

November 25, 2022
Graduate Studentship Award ProgramFebruary 8, 2023Application access request form (required):

March 17, 2023

Application (provided through application access request form):

April 14, 2023

July 7, 2023
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

Grant Review Support Program (CIHR Spring PJT Competition 2023)November 9, 2022Program access request form (required):

December 16, 2022

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

January 4, 2023

Scientific advisory committee meetings:

January 31 – February 7, 2023

Bridge access:
July 14, 2023

Innovation Grant ProgramMarch 29, 2023Application access request form (required):

April 21, 2023

Application (provided through the application access request form):

May 19, 2023

July 14, 2023
Membership RenewalMay 31, 2023Membership 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 30, 2023
Patient and Community Engagement Training (PaCET) Award ProgramFebruary 22, 2023Application access request form (required):

April 14, 2023

Application (provided through application access request form):

May 5, 2023

July 7, 2023
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award ProgramOctober 5, 2022

Application access request form (required):

November 2, 2022

Application (provided through application access request form):

December 9, 2022

February 24, 2023
Resident/Clinical Fellow Trainee Research Grant ProgramContact department representative

Contact department representative

Contact department representative
Scientific Knowledge Exchange Program (SKEP)On hold

On hold

On hold
Summer Studentship Award ProgramNovember 30, 2022Application access request form (required):

January 6, 2023

Application (provided through the application access request form):

January 27, 2023

March 31, 2023
Trainee Travel Grant ProgramOpenwithin 30 days of the formal acceptance of the research outcome30 days after complete application submission

Updated July 2022

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