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Internal funding and award opportunities

Below you will find information on internal funding and award opportunities.

An individual or a group of researchers can apply for funding support. The internal funding programs are designed to complement and leverage external funding opportunities.

For these Office of the Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies (OVPRGS) funding programs, please note that your faculty will have an earlier internal deadline and other specific requirements for submission, to allow for review by the Faculty Research Committee. Each faculty may have other special programs as well. Contact the Office of Research or your faculty’s research facilitator for further information. Please check the dates of the internal award competitions by clicking on the PDF link.

 

Office of the Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies Mobilizing Knowledge Competitions

Program Objective Award Deadline
Aid to Research-Related Events

To stimulate exchange and transfer of knowledge as well as support visibility and outreach initiatives as diverse as workshops, conference, lectures, visiting scholars/artists, publications, and exhibitions.

There are two competitions per year (fall/spring).

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Up to $5,000.

In special cases when properly justified, a higher amount can be considered.

Matching funds (1:1) are required.

Please check with your Faculty
Team Start-Up

Team Start-up/Accelerator Program provides short-term support for research projects that have a high potential to build new partnerships, and to attract external funding for continuation of the research. This program supports two types of projects: Start-Up (Year 1 of funding) and Accelerator (Year 2 of funding). 

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Up to $20,000 for Start-Up

Up to $40,000 for Accelerator

Please check with your Faculty
Individual Seed Program

Seed funding supports the development of innovative early stage research/creation projects by providing funding for the initial phase of a project. Usually a short-term research project with the purpose of undertaking pilot studies, collecting and analyzing initial data, validating new methodologies or approaches, or developing new partnerships.

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Up to $7000 Please check with your Faculty
Facility Optimization Program

To optimize research infrastructure by upgrading existing equipment and systems or adding complimentary small components or pieces.

Upgrading existing equipment and systems will be given priority over new purchases.

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Up to $20,000

Matching funds (1:1) are required.

Please check with your Faculty

 
   
Program Objective Award Deadline
University Research Award   To recognize Concordia faculty members’ exceptional achievements, contributions to the advancement of knowledge, the building of productive training environments for students, and increasing Concordia’s visibility through research and creative activities. Six (6) awards of $5,000 each March 29, 2017
Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award

To recognize, promote, and support outstanding and innovative emerging researchers whose work contribute significantly to the training environment of the University and have an impact on society at large. This annual award, made possible by Suncor Energy’s generous endowment to Concordia University, is intended to articulate the commitment of Suncor Energy and Concordia to support researchers at the launch of their scholarly careers and enable them to carry their research forward.

Two (2) awards of $10,000 each March 29, 2017
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