External Funding

A number of external health/medical education scholarship funding sources are available.  Please visit each agency below for eligibility requirements, and a PDF version of this table is available here.

 

Funding Agency

Grant / Fund

Amount

Deadline

Association of American Medical Colleges

Group on Education Affairs (GEA) – National Call for Educational Research Grant Proposals

$10,000

21 January 2021

Arnold P. Gold Foundation

GHHS Chapter Activity Grants

$1,500

ongoing intake

Association for the Study of Medical Education

various awards available

 

 

Canadian Association for Medical Education

Health Professions Education Grants

$5,000

16 September 2020

College of Family Physicians of Canada

Janus Research Grants

Scholarly Work in Family Medicine Education Grant

$25,000

 

$10,000

1 April 2021

 

1 April 2021

International Association of Medical Science Educators

Educational Scholarship Grant

Curriculum Innovation Grant

ScholarRx Educational Research Grant Program for Students

$5,000

 

$5,000

 

$2,500

15 January 2021

 

15 January 2021

 

15 January 2021

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

Board Grants

 

President’s Grants

Up to $1,000,000

 

$25,000

rotating – 3 times/year

Max Bell Foundation

Project Grant

$10,000-$200,000  

ongoing intake

Medical Council of Canada

Research in Clinical Assessment

 

Dr. W Dale Dauphinee Award for Excellence in Medical Education and Assessment (for medical students & residents)

 

 

$37,500        

 

 

$5,000                          

1 February 2021

 

 

30 April 2021

National Board of Medical Examiners

Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund

$150,000

15 August 2020

Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Medical Education Research Grant

 

Royal College/AMS CanMEDS Research & Development Grant

 

Robert Maudsley Fellowship for Studies in Medical Education

 

Dr. Karen Mann Catalyst Grant (for residents & mentor)

 

Strategic Initiative Grant (EDI, Patient/Caregiver Experience, CBME Innovations)

$5,000-$50,000

 

$25,000

 

$80,000

 

 

$30,000

 

 

$1,000-$30,000

10 March 2021

 

10 March 2021

 

25 September 2020

 

 

10 March 2021

 

 

25 September 2020

 

Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education

Phil R. Manning Research Award in Continuing Medical Education

$50,000

 

 

 

15 January 2021

 

 

Spencer Foundation

Lyle Spencer Research Awards

 

Small Research Grants in the Areas of Inquiry

 

Research-Practice Partnerships Grants (RPP)

$1,000,000

 

$50,000

 

$400,000

Program under review – update in late 2021  

4 June 2021 October 2021 next date TBD

10 November 2021

 

University of Calgary - O'Brien Institute for Public Health

Catalyst Fund

$1,000-$20,000

ongoing intake

University of Calgary - Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning

Teaching & Learning Grants Program

$40,000

17 January 2022

 

If you are aware of any additional health and medical education research grants, or general education research grants which would be applicable to the table above, please email ohmes@ucalgary.ca.