Research Funding for Trainees

Postdoctoral fellows

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • Internal deadline has passed. Next competition: July 2018

uOttawa/CHEO-RI postdoctoral fellowship for the Advancement of Biological Perspectives for Exercise Interventions across the Lifespan. Posting from last competition.

  • Competition is now closed. Next competition: January 2018

See other postdoctoral fellowship opportunities.


Graduate research opportunities

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program

  • Competition is now closed. Next competition will open in July 2018

uOttawa/CHEO-RI doctoral fellowship for the Advancement of Biological Perspectives for Exercise Interventions across the Lifespan. Posting from last competition.

  • Competition is now closed. Next competition: January 2018

Mauril Bélanger Memorial Youth Addictions Research Grant: Provides funds to talented graduate students working on a thesis project related to school aged youth addiction.

  • Competition deadline: September 30, 2017

Conference travel grants for graduate students cover travel costs related to a presentation on thesis work (requires a minimum contribution of $100 from your school or adviser).

CUPE:  The Canadian Union of Public Employees offers part-time teaching positions, teacher assistant positions and research assistant positions for graduate students.

Learn about other awards and financial support.


Undergraduate research opportunities

Undergraduate Student Research Awards Program (USRA) from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) provides funds for a 16-week research work experience (requires a minimum contribution of $1,125 from your supervisor)

UROP – The Undergraduate Research Opportunity program allows you to contribute hours to a research project conducted by a professor of your choice during the second or third year of your studies.

WSP – The Work-Study Program gives students a chance to work on campus part time during the academic year and earn around $4,000, and to work full time during the summer and earn close to $7,000. You also gain valuable work experience that makes you more employable after finishing your degree.

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