Internal grants

Vice-President (Research) Programs

The Office of the Vice-President (Research) offers the following Grants to faculty members, graduate students and scholars to support them with their endeavours. 

All applications require a signature from a University of Calgary Dean.

Contact:

Please direct questions and submit applications to vprawards@ucalgary.ca.

Faculty Conference Travel Grants

This competition is accepting applications

This grant provides travel funding support for faculty members to allow them to personally present the results of their original research, scholarship, and creative activity at national or multi-national scholarly forums.

Conference and Workshop Grants

This competition is not currently accepting applications.

This grant provides funding support to national or international conferences or workshops of scholarly significance being held in the Calgary area (including Banff and Kananaskis). See a list of successful Conference and Workshop Grants.

Thesis and Dissertation Research Grants

This competition is not currently accepting applications.

This grant provides funding support to graduate students with exceptional costs that are essential to the completion of their thesis/dissertation projects.


URGC Seed Grant Programs

Competition Deadline:  February 3, 2020 at 4:30 pm (MST)

The University Research Grants Committee (URGC) Seed Grant Program is managed by Research Services. The following grants are reviewed and adjudicated by URGC Sub-committees:

  • University of Calgary Faculty Seed Grants (Sciences, Engineering and Medicine)
  • University of Calgary SSHRC Explore Faculty Seed Grants

University of Calgary SSHRC Exchange Partnership Seed Grants

Margaret Gunn Endowment for Animal Research 

Competition Deadline: April 30, 2020 at 4:30 pm (MST)

Each year, this program provides funding to promote significant research initiatives investigating animal health and behavior with special consideration given to projects with agriculture significance.

For more information on the URGC Programs or Margaret Gunn Endowment, please contact the Internal Grants Research Officer.