Research – Upcoming Opportunities

Select funding opportunities and training opportunities that are of particular relevance to Department members and their research trainees and staff will be posted here, including certain opportunities not listed in larger databases. For a more comprehensive and searchable database of funding opportunities, we highly encourage members to use the University’s Funding Deadline Calendar or the Fellows and Postdocs Funding Calendar and to sign up for a COS Pivot account.

Current Opportunities

  • Take Advantage of UCMG Travel Grants to Present Your Research!
    Attention Department of Medicine UCMG members: consider applying for a $2,500 UCMG Travel Grant to present your research at a national or international meeting.
    Twenty such awards are given out every six months, and all UCMG members are eligible to apply for this funding (preference will be given to Major Clinical faculty). The next application deadline is November 15, 2017; click on the links for the program description and application form.
    Please remember to obtain the signature of your department or section head prior to submitting the application in addition to including all required documents (proof of research presented showing you as the first or senior author and proof of meeting attendance in the form of registration receipt or attendance certificate).
    Contact Andrea Ancelin (; 403.220.4245) or Dan Zuege (; 403.943.4309) for more information.
  • Need to learn a new technique or method to strengthen a future grant application or get your paper published?
    Apply for the CSM’s Research Enhancement Program, aimed at increasing the competitive edge of faculty to improve publication quality and enhance grant proposals. Use of the funds (up to $5,000/year/faculty member) is quite flexible and easy to obtain. This program is open to primary members of the CSM at all career stages to support training for the faculty member directly or for suitable senior trainees according to the justification provided.
    Submit applications directly to Jenna Slobozian (, Research Facilitator in the Office of the Associate Dean Research, to take advantage of this opportunity at any time during the year.