The following is a list of links to third party funding sources that may help with the identification of relevant opportunities to help support research:

Academy of Finland

Aleksanteri Institute – Visiting Fellows Programme (Highly Qualified Scholars)

American Association of University Women

Antarctic Science Foundation

Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund


Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)

Bank of England – Research Visitor Programme

Banting Research Foundation

Barry Amiel & Norman Melburn Trust – Political Research Fellowship (Research with a socialist orientation)

British Antarctic Survey

British Ecological Society (Internal Funding Options)

British Ecological Society (External Funding Opportunities List)

Canada Council for the Arts

Canadian Bureau for International Education

Carlsberg Foundation

Centre for Arctic and Global Health

Chevening Fellowships (Mid-Career)

Churchill Northern Studies Centre – Northern Research Fund 

CMHC Housing Research Scholarship Program

DAAD Canada (Short-term research grants)

Dobbin Atlantic Scholarship Programme (Atlantic Canada-Ireland)

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) (UK focus)


European Union, Horizon 2020

Fondation Trudeau/Trudeau Foundation

Fordham University (External Fellowships List – US focus)

Frost Centre Postdoctoral Fellowship – Bondar Fellowship Trent’s Roberta Bondar Fellowship in Northern and Polar Studies

Fulbright Scholar Program

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation – Humboldt Research Fellowship (excl. Germany / research stays in Germany)

Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF) (Denmark focus)

International Council for Canadian Studies

Inspiring Girls Expedition

International Arctic Science Committee – IASC Fellowship Program (Early Career)

International Job Databases

John Templeton Foundation

Kavli Trust

Killam Research Fellowships

Laura Bassi Scholarship (Funding for editing – Masters/PhD/Junior Scholars 5 years or less)

L’Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research (Postdoc/PhD)

Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program (Japan-Canada)

Mobility Funding for Researchers (Canada-France – Cultural and Scientific Services French Embassy in Canada)

Natural Environment Research Council

National Science Foundation (Antarctic Research)

Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)


ProFellow (Lists of Funding Opportunities)

Scottish Society for Northern Studies (Early Career)

Shackleton Scholarship Fund

Ship Time Program (NSERC)

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Soroptomist Foundation of Canada

Students on Ice Foundation

Swedish Research Council

Rosetrees Trust (Various grants for medical research – UK institutions)

Royal Geographical Society – RGS-IBG Small Research Grants (Society Members Only & UK affiliation)

The Company of Biologists – Travelling Fellowships (Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers)

The Churchill Fellowship (UK citizens)

The First Sea Lord Fellows

The Huntington (In-Residence – Long/Short-term Fellowships & Travel Grants)

The Leverhulme Trust

The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Research Council of Norway

The Royal Society – Royal Society Wolfson Visiting Fellowship

The Royal Society – Research Grants (Early career or returning after break)

The Royal Society of Edinburgh – RSW Small Research Grants (Scottish based PIs)

The Velux Foundations

UArctic (Funding Opportunities List)

University of London, Institute of Languages, Cultures and Societies – Visiting Fellowships and Scholarships

University of London – Senate House Library Visiting Research Fellowship

University of Southhampton (List of various grants, awards and prizes)

Wellcome Trust

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Women’s History Network – WHN Independent Researcher Fellowships (Small grants / researching outside of academia)

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