Funding Opportunites

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Funding Opportunites

CAM specific funding
IN-CAM Research Project Grants
Medical Acupuncture Research Foundation  
Natural Health Products Directorate
Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine

General Research Funding Opportunities
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Canadian Diabetes Association
Canadian Foundation for Innovation
Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Canadian Liver Foundation
Canadian Lung Association
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Kidney Foundation of Canada
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
National Cancer Institute of Canada
National Institutes of Health (NIH): Office of Extramural Research
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Sick Kids Foundation
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada
Alberta: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
British Columbia: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Manitoba: Manitoba Health Research Council
New Brunswick: Medical Research Fund of New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador: Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research
Nova Scotia: Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation
Ontario: Ontario Ministry of Long Term Care
Quebec: Fonds de la recherche en santé Québec
Saskatchewan: Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation
Other (philanthropy)
Lotte and John Hecht Memorial Foundation
Max Bell Foundation
Weil Foundation (currently not accepting applications)
Samueli Institute (currently not accepting funding applications)
Thrasher Research Fund
Funding guides and databases
Information on British funding opportunities: Complementary Therapies, April 2008
Department of Health’s Research Capacity Development Programme
Funding Guide for International Science & Technology Cooperation
Community of Science Funding Opportunities

CAM Specific opportunities for trainees

The primary objective of FCER's Fellowship Program is to provide doctors of chiropractic with advanced graduate education which incorporates research training. The intent of the program is to increase the numbers of trained chiropractic researchers
The primary objective of this program is to increase the number of qualified researchers in fields pertaining to chiropractic at accredited institutions. The residency is intended to provide a bridge to a full-time appointment. Over the coming years, growth in the quantity and quality of chiropractic research will depend in great part on the number of trained research scientists committed to conducting research.

General opportunities for trainees (national)

Includes funding for Clinician Scientist, Scholar, Post-doctoral Fellowships & Doctoral Research Awards.
Funding for Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral fellowships.
Includes funding for Summer Studentships, Graduate Studentships and the Roche Fellwoship in Clinical Hepatology
Includes Clinician Scientist Asthma Award, Clinicial Scientist Transplantation Fellowship, Research Fellowship Program
Lists funding opportunities for Fellowships
Includes Biomedical & Allied health fellowships & scholarships.
PhD Studentships awards aimed at increasing the number of Canadian Ph.D. students being prepared for careers in the field of neuromuscular disorders with an emphasis on stem cell research.
Funding competitions include: Research scientist award, Post PhD Research Fellowship, Post MD Research Fellowships, Research Studentships, & Travel Awards for Senior Level PhD students.
Has funding opportunities for all levels of trainee from undergraduates through to Postdoctoral Fellows.
New Investigator Grants provide important early career development support to child health researchers. It is intended that New Investigator Research Grants will enhance the grant recipient's ability to compete with more senior investigators for research grants from other funders.
Funding available for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows


Funding available for undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
Funding available for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
Funding available for Graduate students, Clinical Research Fellowships and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Funding available for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
Includes funding for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows