Internal Funding Opportunities

University College

The Faculty of Health Sciences strives to support its network of researchers through a series of initiatives designed to encourage collaboration, stimulate emerging research and enhance grant application success. Some of these inititiatives are listed below. For more information about deadlines and application protocols, please visit the Faculty Intranet page.

In addition to the initiatives listed below, a variety of funding opportunities and research supports are offered through Research Western.

Faculty Research Development Fund

The Faculty Research Development Fund (FRDF) is designed to strengthen research related to any Tri-Council or any other external agency. The FRDF allocates funds annually through Development Grants, Travel Grants and Collaborative/Planning Grants to support student/postdoctoral scholar training, increase publications/external funding activity and increase award activity.

FHS Tri-Council Funding Application Initiative

The FHS Tri-Council Funding Initiative supports researchers in the Faculty of Health Sciences who are submitting Tri-Council grant applications. The objective of this initiative is to increase the number of submitted Tri-Council applications and bolster success rates in Tri-Council competitions.

Postdoctoral Associate Recruitment Award

Supports FHS faculty members in the recruitment or retention of a Postdoctoral Associate (PDA). The objective of this award is to extend research and scholarship through the appointment of a promising new scholar to support a research programme in the Faculty of Health Sciences.