Funding Opportunities

2020 Operating Grant, Small Grants (Pediatric Residents and Genetic/Metabolic Disorders) Competitions

Under the current circumstances, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 operating grant competition and the 2020 fall small grant competitions (pediatric residents and genetic/metabolic disorders). We were hopeful that the competitions could resume at a later date this year but we can confirm this will not be possible.  What we can say with certainty is that the decision to cancel these competitions is a result of the current situation with Covid-19 and the financial impact it is having on our partners at the Children’s Hospital Foundation. 

Once we have more information on the feasibility of these competitions for 2021, the dates and deadlines will be shared with you.


Cancelled until further notice.

2021 CHRIM Summer Studentships:

Details to be posted by mid-January 2021.




The Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, in collaboration with the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba, has a number of funding opportunities for researchers and students involved in child health research related studies.

Complete information on funding opportunities, including deadlines and details of the application process, can be found in the following 2020 Grants and Awards Guides:

We support excellence and innovation in pediatric research by providing funds for:

Questions about the content of the guide can be directed to

CHRIM also partners with other organizations by providing matching funding in the following competitions:

University of Manitoba:

  • BSc Medicine studentships
  • BSc Dentistry studentships

More Information

Research Manitoba:

  • Graduate studentships
  • Post-doctoral fellowships
  • New investigator operating grants

More Information

The Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CCHCSP)

  • Pre-doctoral awards
  • Post-doctoral awards
  • Career development awards

More Information

These competitions are managed and adjudicated by our partner organizations.