This guide is intended for use by individuals at the Michener Institute and UHN who are looking for funding opportunities for research projects. It consists of resources and information concerning Tri-Council funding, national and international funding opportunities as well as directs users to resources on writing grant applications.
For information about research projects and resources, check out our Research Lifecycle Directory.
The Research Funding Lifecycle
The research funding lifecycle is divided into two phases, the Pre-Award phase and the Post-Award phase.
The Pre-Award Phase captures all activities before receiving any awarded funding, including the development of the idea into a research proposal and the grant application.
The Post-Award Phase focuses on research activities after the funding is granted including conducting the research, grant management and project completion.
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While there are many ways a research project can be funded, there are two main pathways researchers have in terms of grant funding:
Thinking of applying for a Tri-Council opportunity and are looking for more information? Click here!
The Office of Research Services at the University of New Brunswick created templates for Tri-Council funding applications.
For SSHRC applications, click here
For CIHR applications, click here
For NSERC applications, click here
Thinking of applying for a National or International funding opportunity? Click here for more information and current opportunities!