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Research Centres / Laboratories & Companies

Federal Laboratory Consortium Databases
Provides links to directories of U.S. federal laboratories.
Innovation, Research, Science and Technology
A very rich site for Canada


Research Grants

Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada
Canadian and international scholarships, exchange programs, work placements and research opportunities administered by AUCC.
Canada Students Awards database is a FREE scholarship search service devoted to helping high school seniors, university and college students find information on scholarships, bursaries, grants and other forms of financial assistance.
Canadian and International Scholarship Programs
International scholarships are available to Canadians for graduate studies or research abroad.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research - CIHR
CIHR is Canada's major federal funding agency for health research.
Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation
The purpose of The Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation is to identify and support well-rounded students who combine academic promise with character, leadership potential and a commitment to service in the community.
Community of Science Funding Opportunitites
"Database of research funded by the U.S. federal agencies, including NIH, NSF, USDA, and SBIR. Also includes the funding database for the Medical Research Council, U.K."
FastWeb Scholarship Search
FastWeb Scholarship Search
Grants and Funding
A database of funding opportunities for training in the biological and medical sciences. User registration is required.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Webpage
NSERC is the research granting council for science and engineering in Canada.
Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program
Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
SSHRC is the research granting council for social sciences and humanities in Canada.


Writing Grant Proposals

A Guide for Proposal Writing
The NSF's guide for proposal writing. Specially designed for the sciences and engineering.
Global Development Network: Toolkit: Proposal Writing and Fundraising
This toolkit provides tips and practical suggestions for applying for fundraising and proposal writing. It is based on interviews with experienced research fundraisers.
Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
"Maintained by J. Levine, a professor at the University of Michigan, provides excellent advice on proposal writing."
Proposal Writing: Internet Resources
A great source of links to online grant writing sources maintained by the University of Wisconsin.
Proposal Writing: A Practical Guide for Writing Proposals
A site maintained by an instructor in English which offers practical advice for proposal writing.


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