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Find funding opportunities

The ORS team can help you:

  • identify and apply for funding opportunities
  • liaise with funding agencies
  • administer grants

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To discover upcoming funding opportunities, as well as deadlines and other information, sign up for our email distribution lists:

There are several ways to fund your research, including external and internal funding opportunities, contracts and donations.

Explore each to see what's right for your research. Then, proceed to how to apply for funding.

Internal grants

Internal grants help UVic faculty prepare for larger external grants and share their research results.

These grants include support for:

  • publications of scholarly books and creative work
  • internal research/creative project grants
  • assistance with research-related travel costs

External grants

External grants are funding opportunities at local, provincial, national and international levels. Major sources of research funding are:

  • Tri-Agencies: CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC
  • Mitacs
  • foundations
  • governments

Institutional programs

Institutional programs manages UVic’s participation in national and provincial major research infrastructure grant programs. Our support includes:

  • liaising with funding partners, such as Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
  • helping selected researchers prepare their applications
  • managing awarded projects

Need help?

Email your faculty grant officers - experts who can provide advice and help you find funding opportunities for your research.