Funding Opportunities

Find out about the various awards, unique calls for funding opportunities, fellowships and calls for award nominees when they are publicized to the Cape Breton University community by checking here often.

Applicants are reminded that applications must be received by ORGS two weeks prior to the external deadline. Your application must be submitted to the CBU ORGS before 11:59 p.m. on the CBU internal deadline date. If the deadline falls on a weekend or a holiday, your application must reach the office by the following working day. Late applications will not be accepted.

Questions? Please contact research@cbu.ca.

Upcoming Winter/Spring 2018  Deadlines

SSHRC Connection Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: January 11

Agency Deadline: February 1


SSHRC Partnership Grant (Stage 1 LOI)

CBU Internal Deadline: January 18, 2018

Agency Deadline: February 15, 2018


SSHRC Insight Development Grant 

CBU Internal Deadline: January 19, 2018

Agency Deadline: February 2, 2018


2018 Spring RP Grants

CBU  Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018.


CIHR Project Grant – Registration 

Agency Registration Deadline: February 6, 2018

CBU Internal Deadline: February 13, 2018

Application Deadline: March 6, 2018


SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: March 1, 2018

Agency Deadline: March 15, 2018


NSHRF Establishment Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: March 8, 2018

Agency Deadline: TBD


NSHRF Development/Innovative Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: March 8, 2018

Agency Deadline: TBD


SSHRC Connection Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: April 11, 2018

Agency Deadline: May 1, 2018


SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: June 1, 2018

Agency Deadline: June 15, 2018

Tanya Brann-Barrett
Dean of Research, Teaching & Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Communication

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1843

Brenda Leloup
Assistant to the Dean

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1304

Sarah Conrod
Manager, Industry Partnerships & Research Commercialization

Office: B254

Phone: 902.563.1842

Dana Mount
Assistant Dean of Research, Teaching & Graduate Studies and Assistant Professor of English

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1338

Zuzana Istvankova
Research Administration Officer: Major Initiatives

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1832

Nicole MacDougall
Research Administration Officer: Facilitation and Outreach

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1107