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Funding program

Through rigorously evaluated competitive processes, we provide funding for academic scientific study and practical, innovative projects through four different grant categories.

Research Services will issue a Request for Proposals for each new funding opportunity. When a research funding opportunity is launched, all of the application information can be found on the applicable grant category page. Review the grant schedule on the Research opportunities page for anticipated timelines. 

Research Services grant categories:

  • Research Training Awards: Supporting graduate students at the master’s and doctoral level, with a focus on occupational health and safety
  • Ralph McGinn Postdoctoral Fellowship: Supporting doctoral graduates training for careers as academic researchers
  • Innovation at Work: Supporting small scale research projects that lead to the development of practical solutions in the workplace
  • Specific Priorities/Systematic Reviews: Supporting research of immediate relevance that addresses key questions in occupational health and safety