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Reopening CUE for the 2020-21 Academic Year

Important Deadlines

Important Deadlines for Applications for Research Funds



StreamProject/DisseminationFunding sourceMaximum amount per grantDeadline for applications
SeedProjectCUE Budget$5,000 per year, in combination with Impact & CUE-NSEOctober 1
February 1
May 15
ImpactDisseminationCUE Budget$5,000 per year, in combination with Seed & CUE-NSESuspended until further notice (COVID-19)
NSEProject (to prepare NSERC Discovery or Alliance Grant applications)CUE Budget$4,000 per year. Maximum combined with Seed and Impact grants applies ($5,000 in the last 12 months)May 15
SSHRC SIG ExploreProjectSSHRC Institutional Grant$4,000April 30
SSHRC SIG ExchangeDisseminationSSHRC Institutional Grant$1,500Suspended until further notice (COVID-19)
Reduction in TeachingResearch purposesCUE Budget (Collective Agreement)12 hours max./YrNovember 15
Sabbatical leaveResearch purposesCUE Budget (Collective Agreement)12 hours max./YrOctober 1
Gerald S. Krispin Research AwardN/ACUE President OfficeN/AJanuary 15
Visiting Research ProfessorshipResearchCUE Budget2 weeks to 3 month stayCase-by-case basis



 Project/DisseminationFunding sourceMaximum amount per grantDeadline for applications
Student Research GrantProject/Dissemination*

*Due to COVID-19, CUE will not provide awards for applications that include travel until further notice
CUE BudgetUndergraduate $1,500 per year

Graduate $2,000 per year
March 15, October 15
Alberta Graduate Students Travel IncentiveDissemination (conference travel)Government of AlbertaGraduate $3,000 per yearContact Financial Aid & Awards for information




Funding ProgramInternal CUE ORS DeadlineNSERC DeadlineExternal Signature Page requirement
Alliance Grant (substitutes Engage program)Seven working days before sponsor deadlineOptions 1 and 2 now openYes
Research Tools and Instruments Grants ProgramOctober 16October 25Yes
Discovery Grants Notice of IntentNoneAugust 1No
Discovery GrantsOctober 18November 1Yes



Funding ProgramInternal CUE ORS DeadlineSSHRC DeadlineExternal Signature Page requirement
Connection GrantsAt least seven working ways before a deadlineNovember 1, February 1, May 1, August 1Yes
Insight Development GrantsJanuary 23rdFebruary 2ndYes
Insight GrantsSeptember 17thOctober 1st (the deadline for the 2020 competition has been moved ahead of schedule)Yes
Partnership Engage GrantsAt least seven working ways before a deadlineJune 15
Sept 15
Dec 15
March 15


Other external funding sources can be found here.