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Graduate Students, Postdoc & Fellows Resources

Hello NOSM Grad Students, Postdocs and Fellows!

The Research and Graduate Studies Office is here to help you make the most of your research activities. We encourage you to subscribe to our biweekly research newsletter, Research Matters, to stay up-to-date on the latest research news and events. We also encourage you to reach out to us at for any questions, or to book a time to chat with one of our coordinators.  Best of luck with your studies, and we look forward to working with you.

The Research and Graduate Studies Team

Funding Opportunities: Highlighted opportunities are accepting applications

Doctoral Completion Award
AMS Healthcare Postdoctoral Fellowship

Alzheimer Society of Canada
2022 Alzheimer Society Research Program funding competition (Doctoral, Postdoctoral and New Investigator

American Society of Hematology
ASH HONORS (Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists) Award: Resident

ArcticNet-MEOPAR Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Banting Research Foundation
OPEN! The 2021-2022 Banting PDF competition has been officially launched.

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation 
BBRF Young Investigator Grant

Brain Canada
KBHN – BRAIN Canada Fellowship
OPEN! 2021 Turnbull-Tator Award in Spinal Cord Injury and Concussion Research: Due December 8

Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Resident Faculty Scholar Grant Program
OPEN! Postdoctoral Diversity Enrichment Program (PDEP): Due January 12
OPEN! Next Gen Pregnancy Initiative: Due December 1
Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)

The Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) 
CAAIF Research Fellowship in Type 2 Inflammation supported by Sanofi Genzyme Canada 
Asthma Canada/CAAIF Graduate Student Awards

Canadian Cancer Society
OPEN! Travel Award

The Canadian Hemophilia Society 
OPEN! CHS/Novo Nordisk Psychosocial Research Program: Due Jan 18

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
CIHR Fellowship
Doctoral Research Award : Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Award: 2021-2022
Doctoral Research Award : Doctoral Foreign Study Award (DFSA): 2021-2022
Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship

Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research
Royal Canadian Legion Masters Scholarship Application
Wounded Warriors Doctoral Scholarship Application
The Dr. Mark Zamorski Award Application

Canadian Science Policy Centre
Canadian Science Policy Centre Youth Award 

Canadian Space Agency
Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I2) Project (summer 2022, fall 2022 & spring 2023)

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada 

Fulbright Program

Government of Canada
OPEN! H.L. Holmes Award for Post-Doctoral Studies: November 30

Human Frontier Science Program
Postdoctoral Fellowship

Research award 

Kidney Foundation of Canada
Krescent Post-Doctoral Fellowship / Krescent New Investigator Award
The KRESCENT Allied Health Kidney Doctoral Award
The Allied Health Kidney Doctoral Fellowship

Allied Health Kidney Scholarship Award 

Kindred Foundation
Kindred Cares Grant

OPEN! Mitacs Elevate call for proposals has been launched
OPEN! Indigenous Innovation Call: Due January 29
OPEN! For Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows:  Mitacs Training Workshops
OPEN! For Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows:  Mitacs Training Workshops
OPEN! Globalink Research Internship (GRI): Deadline to the Office of Research at Lakehead June 9
OPEN! Elevate (Postdoc): Deadline June 30
OPEN! Elevate: Due January 19
Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund

Ontario Genomics 
OPEN! Ontario Genomics-CANSSI Ontario Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genome Data Science: Opens September 15

Ontario HIV Treatment Network
Endgame Leader Awards: Student Leadership Award Ph.D.
Winston Husbands Leadership Award in Strengthening the Response to HIV among Black Communities

PSI Foundation
Research Trainee Award
Resident Research

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation
OPEN! Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholarship: Due December 21

2021-2022 Vanier CGS competition

Universities Canada/Scholarship Partners Canada
OPEN! L’Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships: Deadline April 14
OPEN! Weston Family Awards in Northern Research: Due January 27