Funding Opportunities


The Shelley R. Saunders Thesis Research Grant
The Shelley R. Saunders Thesis Research Grants support the costs associated with Ph.D. dissertation research. CAPA is pleased to offer a maximum of (3) grants per annum for up to $800. The grants support lab research, fieldwork, museum or archive work, but not travel to conferences. Student members of CAPA in good standing, currently registered in a Ph.D. programme in physical anthropology, may apply.
Application deadline: Feb 1st.
For details, please see the following: The Shelley R. Saunder's Thesis Research Grant
Please see the Evaluation Form for details on how submissions are evaluated.



Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada
HSSRC is not a funding agency but it does provide links to some of the main funding agencies in Canada.

Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council
On this site you can read about new guidelines, new grants and download on-line application forms.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Canadian Federation of University Women
The CFUW provides awards for a variety of disciplines. For specific awards and fellowships, please visit the link below.


The Wenner-Gren Foundation
The Wenner-Gren Foundation is a privately operated foundation that supports anthropological research around the world.