Research Funding Opportunities

The Office of Research and Innovation provides support in the preparation of applications to all researchers who meet the funding call eligibility criteria. We encourage Indigenous people, visible minorities, diversely-abled people, women, and people from the LGBTQ2S+ communities to apply.  We look forward to assisting you with your application to ensure submission of the highest quality proposal.

UNBC Deadlines:
Full applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline (unless otherwise noted in the funding opportunity information below).  Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval. Please see the Research Guide for complete details.

If your application requires an Institutional Letter of Support, please complete and submit the Institutional Letter of Support Request Form to the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 10 business days prior to the application deadline.

Browse upcoming funding opportunities for UNBC researchers:

RDC Research Award

Deadline: October 01, 2022

Support the development and implementation of research projects conducted in the Research Data Centre (RDC) at UNBC and promote the goals of the CRDCN. The RDC Research Award is also intended to assist researchers in obtaining external funding for their research in the future.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2022

Applications must be submitted via Romeo using the RDC Research Award application form.  Applicants must schedule an appointment with the Research Data Centre Analyst to discuss their proposal before submission.  Applications that have not been reviewed by the RDC prior to submission will not be accepted. Applicants wishing to resubmit a prior unsuccessful application are required to set up a new appointment for the current competition.


Larine Sluggett, Statistics Canada Analyst, UNBC RDC
Phone: 250-960-5332

Research Project Awards

Deadline: October 01, 2022

Open to masters, doctoral and undergraduate students (In their 3rd or 4th year).  To provide funding for student led research projects. The RPA provides up to $5,000 in funding for a research project that must be spent during the fiscal year (April to March).  Application form and award guidelines can be found on the Office of Research website under Internal Funding Opportunities. Applications are accepted twice a year March 1st and October 1st. If the deadline falls on a weekend it is moved to the Monday. 
Office of Research and Innovation
Phone: 250-960-5852