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
Tri-Agency Bridge Funding (CIHR only)
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: June 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm

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

Send completed form to:
Office of the Vice-President (Research and International)
(204) 474-6915
conferencesponsorship@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, 2018

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


Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson Foundation Fund

Deadline: The next competition is tentatively planned for 2021. Please check this webpage for updates.

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. **

Contact:
Sarah Vanderveen
Office of the Vice-President (Research and International)
(204) 474-7952
Sarah.vanderveen@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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


Tri-Agency Bridge Funding

Deadline: June 15

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

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


Tri-Agency Bridge Funding (CIHR only)

Deadline: Apr 1/Oct 15

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

Guidelines
Application

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


University International Programs & Projects Seed Fund (UIPPSF)

Deadlines: November 15

Guidelines (pdf)
Application (pdf)

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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)


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)

Michelle Chudd
Interim Research Grants Officer (Institutional Programs)
(204) 474-7437
(Jenna Silva on leave until end of 2019)

 

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