International funding opportunities


  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreaks in Canada, all University-sanctioned international travel is suspended until further notice. Further details and updates can be found on the Coronavirus Information webpage
  • Researchers researching COVID-19 should be aware that Crowdhelix’s match-making platform helps match researchers focusing on areas of mutual interest. This tool can help Canadian researchers find EU collaborators.
  • A complete list of both international and non-international COVID-19 research opportunities has been made on the OR website

Submission: Proposals must be submitted to the Office of Research one week prior to the agency deadline unless stated otherwise and be accompanied by a completed Cover Sheet signed by the PI, Department Chair or Research Centre Director and Faculty Dean or ADR (please refer to the Cover Sheet instructions for details). For all funding opportunities listed below, please contact Ibi Brown unless otherwise noted.

Feedback: We encourage early submission to take advantage of our review service. We provide feedback to help polish applications for maximum impact focusing on:

  • Adherence to guidelines and policies
  • Budget and eligible expenses
  • Readability and impact
  • Selection criteria clearly and fully addressed




Co-op: Interested in employing co-op students for your international projects? Contact Lisa ter Woort, Account Manager, International Co-op/International Mobility, Co-operative Education. Please also refer to the Supporting International Co-op Activities Text  for helpful information. Please note that UW co-op students will continue to work remotely from Canada during the COVID-19 crisis and are still willing to participate in international projects?  Researchers can contact for more information.

REMINDER: Updating Research Participants (Research Personnel and Trainees)

If you have a sponsored contract with specific intellectual property and/or confidentiality terms, please ensure that the research participants (that is staff and/or trainees working on the project) listed in your sponsored contract are current. Research participants are required to adhere to the agreement conditions via written acknowledgement. For assistance, please contact Regan Child or Ibi Brown.