University of Manitoba - Research - Office of Research Services - Internal Funding Programs
Internal Funding Programs

To encourage the development of research, the university offers a number of research support programs. A creative works support program is also offered to enhance the overall quality of artistic production at the University. These programs are administered on behalf of the university by the VPRI and Office of Research Services.

FUNDING APPLICATION APPROVAL FORM (FAAF) NOT REQUIRED

Grants and Awards

VPRI Administered

Dr. John M. Bowman Winnipeg Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Award
Conference Sponsorship Program and Student Travel Support to Competitions 
The Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Awards
Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson Foundation Fund
Innovation Plaza 
Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitor Award

ORS Administered

Leave Research Grant
Self-funded Research Grant Program 
Small Research Equipment Funding Program (SREF) 
Tri-Agency Bridge Funding
UM/SSHRC Explore Grants Program 
UM/SSHRC Exchange Grants Program
University Collaborative Research Program (UCRP)
University Creative Works Grants Program
University Indigenous Research Program (UIRP) 
University International Programs & Projects Seed Fund (UIPPSF)
University Research Grants Program (URGP) 


VPRI Administered

Dr. John M. Bowman Winnipeg Memorial Rh Institute
Foundation Award

Call for Nominations (pdf) 
General Guidelines (pdf)

Nominations Close: May 31, 2018

Send completed application to Gail Cornock 
gail.cornock@umanitoba.ca


Conference Sponsorship Program
and Student Travel Support to Competitions
    

Call for Applications (pdf)
Faculty Application (pdf)
Student Application  (pdf)

Current Call Closes: October 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm 

CSP and Student Travel Support Guidelines (pdf)
CSP Post Conference Update Report (pdf)

Send completed form to:
Carol Hill
Confidential Assistant
(204) 474-6915
carol.hill@umanitoba.ca


The Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Awards

Call for Nominations (pdf)
Rh Junior Nomination Check List (pdf)

Nominations Close: November 30, 2017

Send completed application to Ms. Gail Cornock
gail.cornock@umanitoba.ca


Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson Foundation Fund

Deadline: April 15,2018 (Due to the deadline falling on a Sunday, applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm on April 16)

Provides support for basic or applied research in the health sciences.

Memo (pdf)
Guidelines (pdf)

Application Part A (pdf)
Application Part B (pdf)
Application Part C/D (pdf)
Application Part E (pdf)

Save form to hard drive prior to completion.

*Please submit a signed copy of Part A along with Part B and E as pdf files. Parts C and D can be submitted either as PDF or Word files.

**Applications must be submitted electronically by email Paper copies of applications will no longer be accepted. **

Office of the Vice-President (Research)
Carol Hill
Confidential Assistant
(204) 474-6915
carol.hill@umanitoba.ca


Innovation Plaza

Call for Nominations (pdf) 
Nomination Process (pdf)

Nominations Close: February 1

Send nomination package to:

Dr. Digvir Jayas
Vice-President (Research and International)
Room 202 Admin Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2  Canada


Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitor Award

Deadline: June 30

Brings distinguished scholars who are making outstanding contributions within their field(s) of research to the university for visits of up to one month.

Call for Nominations (pdf)
Guidelines (pdf)

Sarah Vanderveen
Office of the Vice-President (Research & International)
(204) 474-7952
Sarah.Vanderveen@umanitoba.ca


ORS Administered

Leave Research Grant

Deadline: Two months prior to leave date

Designates part of an applicant's salary as a grant-in-aid of research to be conducted while on research/study leave.

Canada Revenue Agency Information Bulletin IT75R4

Guidelines/Application (pdf)

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437


Self-funded Research Grant Program

Deadlines: Sept. 30 | January 31 | May 31

Designates part of an applicant's salary as a grant-in-aid of research to be conducted while NOT on leave from the university.

Canada Revenue Agency Information Bulletin IT75R4

Guidelines/Application (pdf)

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437


Small Research Equipment Funding Program (SREF)

Deadline: July 31

The Office of the Vice-President (Research and International) will provide a maximum of $25,000 to researchers who have specific, lower-cost equipment needs required to support their research programs.

Guidelines (pdf)
Application (pdf)

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437


Tri-Agency Bridge Funding

Deadline: June 6

Provides funding for the further development of unsuccessful Tri-Agency applications, to ensure future success. (This program replaces the discontinued Research Manitoba Bridge Funding program).

Guidelines
Application

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437


UM/SSHRC Explore Grants Program

Deadlines: November 15 / April 1

Provides support for small-scale research projects in the social sciences and humanities. Open to researchers in SSHRC-supported disciplines.

Guidelines (pdf)
Application (pdf)
Assessment Form (pdf) 
Research Grants Committee (pdf)

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437


UM/SSHRC Exchange Grants Program

Deadlines: November 15 / April 1

Provides support for researchers to participate in international conferences of major scholarly significance. Open to researchers in SSHRC-supported disciplines.

Guidelines (pdf)
Application (pdf)
Assessment Form (pdf) 
Research Grants Committee (pdf)

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437


University Collaborative Research Program (UCRP)

Deadline: November 15

Supports new collaborative interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research projects.

Guidelines (pdf)
Application (pdf)
Additional Investigators Form (pdf)
UCRP Assessment Form (pdf)

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437


University Creative Works Grants Program

Deadline: May 1

Provides support for high quality creative works. Open to faculty in artistic disciplines.

Guidelines (pdf)
Application (pdf)

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437


University Indigenous Research Program (UIRP)

Deadline: November 15

Intended to foster the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives in research and/or to seed community-based research in partnership with First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities

Guidelines (pdf)
Application (pdf)
Additional Investigators Form (pdf)
UIRP Assessment Form (pdf)

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437


University International Programs & Projects Seed Fund (UIPPSF)

Deadlines: November 15 and April 1

Call for Applications (pdf)
Guidelines (pdf)
Application 

The purpose of the University International Program & Project Seed Fund (UIPPSF) is to support faculty members in the development of new international initiatives that contribute towards the University’s International Strategy objectives for academic and research enhancement.

Resources for the UIPPSF application:

U of M Strategic Planning Framework (pdf)
U of M Strategic Research Plan (pdf)
U of M International Strategy (pdf)

international@umanitoba.ca 
International Centre
541 UMSU University Centre
(204) 474-8501


University Research Grants Program (URGP)

Deadlines: November 15 (new staff) / April 1 (established staff)

This program stimulates and supports the growth of research at the university. New faculty are particularly encouraged to apply.

Guidelines (pdf)
Application (pdf)
Assessment Form (pdf) 
Research Grants Committee (pdf)

Jenna Silva
Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437  

 

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