Agency application requirements & procedures

The investigator is responsible for reviewing the funding agency requirements applicable to them.

ORS encourages researchers to review the detailed guidelines provided below for submitting and approving applications to specific agencies and programs.

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Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

CGS-Doctoral Awards
  • Submitted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Fellowship Awards
  • Requires institutional e-approval

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Collaborative Health Research Project (NSERC Partnered)
  • Requires submission on ResearchNet

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Project Grant
  • Requires institutional e-approval

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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Discovery Grant
  • Submit via research portal

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Alliance Grants
  • Requires institutional e-approval via online system

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Research Tools & Instruments
  • Submit via research portal

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Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program
  • Full application submitted via online system

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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Insight Grant
  • Requires institutional e-approval

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Insight Development Grant
  • Requires institutional e-approval

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General e-Submission Procedures for the Following Competitions
  • Partnership Grants, Partnership Development Grants, Partnership Engage Grants, Aid to Scholarly Journals Grants and Connection Grants must be submitted via the online system and they require institutional e-approval. 

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New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)

Exploration
  • NOI and full applications submitted via Convergence portal

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Transformation
  • NOI, LOI and full applications submitted via Convergence portal

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2020 Horizon Global Platform
  • Submit via Convergence portal

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2022 Special Call – Research for Postpandemic Recovery
  • NOI and full applications submitted via Convergence portal

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Michael Smith Health Research BC (MSHRBC) (formerly MSFHR)

Innovation 2 Commercialization (I2C) program
  • Submit via MSHRBC ApplyNet

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Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I)
  • Submit via MSHRBC ApplyNet

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Research Trainee Program
  • Submit via MSHRBC ApplyNet

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Scholar Program
  • Submit via MSHRBC ApplyNet

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  • Submit via NIH ASSIST or grants.gov Workspace portal

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Convergence Portal

  • Please note that the Convergence Portal will not automatically notify ORS of your submission. You must email ors@ors.ubc.ca in advance of submitting any applications to ensure the required institutional approval is provided in time for the deadline.