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 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 Zuzana Ištvanková at 902-563-1832 or by email.

Upcoming Fall 2017  Deadlines

SSHRC Insight Grant 

CBU Internal Deadline: October 1, 2017

SSHRC Deadline: October 15, 2017

NSERC Research Tools & Instruments

CBU Internal Deadline: October 11, 2017

NSERC Deadline: October 25, 2017

SSHRC Connection Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: October 11, 2017

SSHRC Deadline: November 1, 2017

NSERC Discovery Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: October 18, 2017

NSERC Deadline: November 1, 2017

Partnership Development Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: November 16, 2017

SSHRC Deadline: November 30, 2017

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

CBU Internal Deadline: December 1, 2017

SSHRC Deadline: December 15, 2017



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