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Research Grants / Organizations

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Research Grants

Name Description
Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada Canadian and international scholarships, exchange programs, work placements and research opportunities administered by AUCC.
Canada Students Awards database is a FREE scholarship search service devoted to helping high school seniors, university and college students find information on scholarships, bursaries, grants and other forms of financial assistance.
Canadian and International Scholarship Programs International scholarships are available to Canadians for graduate studies or research abroad.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research - CIHR CIHR is Canada's major federal funding agency for health research.
Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation The purpose of The Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation is to identify and support well-rounded students who combine academic promise with character, leadership potential and a commitment to service in the community.
Community of Science Funding Opportunitites "Database of research funded by the U.S. federal agencies, including NIH, NSF, USDA, and SBIR. Also includes the funding database for the Medical Research Council, U.K."
FastWeb Scholarship Search FastWeb Scholarship Search
Grants and Funding A database of funding opportunities for training in the biological and medical sciences. User registration is required.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Webpage NSERC is the research granting council for science and engineering in Canada.
Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) SSHRC is the research granting council for social sciences and humanities in Canada.

Research Centres / Laboratories & Companies

Name Description
Federal Laboratory Consortium Databases Provides links to directories of U.S. federal laboratories.
Innovation, Research, Science and Technology A very rich site for Canada

Writing Grant Proposals

Name Description
A Guide for Proposal Writing The NSF's guide for proposal writing. Specially designed for the sciences and engineering.
Global Development Network: Toolkit: Proposal Writing and Fundraising This toolkit provides tips and practical suggestions for applying for fundraising and proposal writing. It is based on interviews with experienced research fundraisers.
Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal "Maintained by J. Levine, a professor at the University of Michigan, provides excellent advice on proposal writing."
Proposal Writing: Internet Resources A great source of links to online grant writing sources maintained by the University of Wisconsin.
Proposal Writing: A Practical Guide for Writing Proposals A site maintained by an instructor in English which offers practical advice for proposal writing.

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