Do you need help applying for funding? Contact our Research Team for assistance.

Program for Research and Innovation in Primary Care and Medical Education (PRIME) Grant

The PRIME grant supports Department of Family Medicine faculty members to undertake a scholarly or research project with access to an experienced research team, including guidance from a research advisor and mentoring from an experienced primary care investigator or medical educator.

The PRIME grant provides up to $20,000 per project in support of research in primary care or medical education innovation.

The deadline for Letters of Intent is January 31, 2020. Download Letter of Intent Template.

Questions? Watch the video How to Apply for the PRIME Grant, and/or contact the Office of Strategic Initiatives at

Prizes and Awards

The Faculty of Medicine Research Office staff provides assistance to investigators, research teams and educators in identifying relevant awards and prizes and preparing applications, as well as coordinating nominations with key stakeholders within and external to the University.

Funding Opportunities with the University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa offers its researchers several sources of internal funding. These funds enable researchers to build stronger proposals, become well known, and more competitive in external competitions. The University awards these funds through a competitive process.

View the uOttawa Funding Opportunities

Other Funding Opportunities




NAPCRG Grant Generating Project Fellowship See website July 26, 2019
Federation of Chinese Canadian Professional Award of Merit See website July 31, 2019
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Basic and Clinical Research Grants See website August 3, 2019
Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) See website August 15, 2019
Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) See website September 4, 2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Open Research Area Call See website September 11, 2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants See website March 15
June 15
September 15
December 15
Guggenheim Fellowship See website September 16, 2019
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Idea to Innovation Grant See website April 1, 2019
June 25, 2019
September 23, 2019
Fulbright Canada Research Chair See website November 15, 2019
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Awards (various) See website Various
Weston Brain Institute (various) See website Various
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Alliance Grants See website Ongoing
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation See website Ongoing
Mitacs Globalink Research Award See website Ongoing
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Grand Challenge Grants See website Ongoing
Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinical Research Grants See website TBD
Agence universitaire de la francophonie - Prix de la Francophonie pour jeunes chercheurs See website TBD
Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario - Prix pilier de la francophonie See website TBD
Association des communautés francophones d'Ottawa - Prix Bernard Grandmaître See website TBD
Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario (AJEFO) - Ordre du mérite See website TBD
Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) (various) See website TBD
Gouvernement de l'Ontario Office des affaires francophones - Prix de la francophonie de l'Ontario See website TBD
Médecins francophones du Canada - Prix de l'ambassadeur du français en médecine Jacques Boulay See website TBD
Société Française d’Histoire de la Médecine - Prix Sournia See website TBD
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