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Research Funding for New Biochemistry Faculty of university of western Ontario

Internal Funding

Research Western - Internal Research Funding

• Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award

• International Research Awards

• Academic Development Fund – New Research and Scholarly Initiative Awards (MAJOR
• Academic Development Fund – New Research and Scholarly Initiative Awards (SMALL
• Western Innovation Fund (WIF)

• Visiting University Scholar Program

• University Research Grants (URG) - Sabbaticants

• University Research Grants (URG) - Non-Sabbaticants

Research Western - Sponsored Awards

• Hellmuth Award

• Distinguished University Professorship

• Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Gap Funding

• open to all Schulich faculty members, including affiliated Institute Scientists, who:
o submitted an application to latest CIHR Operating Grant competition;

o were ranked within the top 40% of submitted proposals by the relevant review
committee; and
o did not receive funding from CIHR

• priorities for funding:

o junior faculty (assistant professor level or equivalent; i.e., non-tenured, if in
tenure track stream; in initial 5 year, appointment if not)
o current graduate students at risk with no alternate sources of support

o other faculty (i.e., non-junior faculty)

• amount: $10,000 to $15,000

• deadline: Mar, Aug

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Operating Support for Core Facilities Grant

• provides support for operations of core research and education facilities that serve
Schulich faculty and students/trainees
• funds for use in operation and maintenance of existing core facilities

• core facility = a facility accessible by all Schulich faculty members and provides a
needed service for faculty from more than one department, institute, or research
group, thereby enabling faculty to conduct their research or educational activities
more efficiently and/or more effectively
• funds may be requested for 1, 2, or 3 years

• amount: no limit (awards for 2007: $15,000-$85,000)

• deadline: Jun

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Faculty Development Mini-Fellowships

• career development grants for Schulich faculty

• up to $5000

• deadline: spring, fall


Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) - Internal Research Grant Fund

• for CHRI Scientists and Associate Scientists

• support for:
o start-up research projects

o pilot projects

o new projects where there is potential for extramural funding

o established projects requiring support where existing funds are insufficient

o equipment purchases

o partial support for graduate students in medical/scientific programs

o Gap B funding for projects not funded in last CIHR competition (minimum
score within the 50th percentile or better)
• $7,500/grant (under well-justified circumstances, larger requests will be considered)
• deadline: Mar

Lawson Health Research Institute (LHRI) - Internal Research Fund (IRF)

• for LHRI members

• applicants must have primary appointments in clinical departments at either the

London Health Sciences Centre or St. Joseph’s Health Care London, or have
laboratories based at one of these institutions
• for start-up funds (researchers within first 5 years of academic appointment) and
other research funding types
• priority is given to scientists just starting their career or those to whom an internal
grant can provide a means to get their research back on track
• applications to fund graduate students are considered high priority

• deadlines: spring, fall

London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP) - Small Grants for Cancer Research and

• for cancer research projects requiring < $25,000/yr

• all applications must be dedicated to enhancing the capacity of the LRCP to be a

premier cancer program provincially, nationally, and internationally
• applicants must be primary or cross-appointees to the UWO Dept. of Oncology

• applicants must hold academic appointments at UWO and/or the Lawson Health
Research Institute that allow application to major provincial, national, and
international agencies for peer-reviewed funding
• supports new research ideas with potential to attract external, peer-reviewed funding
(other research types also eligible); projects with external peer-reviewed funding, but
with demonstrably insufficient budgets
• for 1 year only, with potential for competitive renewal only where specifically noted on
the application form
• deadlines: spring, fall

Home » Grant Application » Grant Application Procedure

The Banting Research Foundation will support the work of young
Canadian Scientists to initiate their research program with an annual
grant of up to $20,000, not to exceed a ceiling for total support of
$60,000 per annum comprised of The Banting Foundation award together
with any other operating grants received.

The Foundation places no limit on the amount of future additional or

matching funds. Successful applicants are encouraged to publicize their
grant award and seek additional or matching funds from other sources.

The annual deadline for applications is March 15 of any year. Individuals

should submit their proposals to the Foundation post-marked no later
than Match 15th.

The Foundation's Grant Review Panel will review applications in June.

Funding decisions will be finalized at a meeting of the Foundation's Board
of Trustees and the Chair of the Grant Review Panel.

Applicants will be notified of the decision regarding their proposals 8-10

weeks after the submission date.