From the School of Nursing
The Niemeier Fund was established in honour of Dr. Otto W. Niemeier, a prominent member of the medical community, who was interested in advancing educational opportunities for nurses. The fund is intended to enhance the scholarship and research capabilities of faculty.
Patricia Tauber Nursing Research Fund Competition
The Patricia Tauber Nursing Research Fund was established in 1980 in honour of Patricia Tauber, a faculty member of McMaster University School of Nursing. The fund is intended to assist any School of Nursing faculty member or student with research related to the nursing care of people with cancer.
From McMaster University
Arts Research Board
The key objective of the ARB is to cultivate a strong research base among the Faculties of Humanities, Social Sciences and Business. Specifically, ARB supports: a) research programs of new faculty; b) new and/or collaborative, interdisciplinary and/or multidisciplinary research initiatives; c) ongoing research that has a budget less than the minimum required for SSHRC applications; d) research related conference travel; and e) publication of peer-reviewed articles.
Listed below are the 4 categories of ARB grants and their deadlines:
SSHRC Exchange - Conference Attendance and Representational Activities - March 31st and October 31st
SSHRC Explore – Standard Research and Research Creation - October 31st
SSHRC Exchange - Scholarly Publications - October 31st
SSHRC Explore – Major Collaborative Project Seed - October 31st
Complete details of the guidelines and applications can be found at the Arts Research Board (ARB) Research and Innovation website.
Centre for Leadership and Learning
The Centre for Leadership in Learning (CLL) is a resource for everyone who teaches at McMaster University. CLL provides support for small and large projects designed to enhance the quality of students’ learning. Applications for small teaching and learning projects requiring no more than $1,000 may be submitted at any time during the year. Projects requiring more than $1000 are considered large projects and are subject to an annual competition. The deadline for applications is typically the end of February each year with the results of the competition announced in April.
Funding is not available from CLL to support educational research.
From External Sources
McMaster FHS research community can obtain information about research funding sources by:
- Linking to the major Canadian granting councils (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC) and NIH below
- And, the A to Z Additional Source of funding opportunities listed below:
- Searching the Community of Science (COS) funding opportunities database.
- Attending information sessions where HRS staff, funding agency representatives, and/or researchers who have served as reviewers or selection committee members provide tips and suggestions to help you develop a competitive proposal.