The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize
The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research, established in 2015, is awarded annually to recognize and support Canadian early-career researchers with a focus in the area of mental health. The annual national Prize provides funding to outstanding early-career researchers who are affiliated with a Canadian academic or clinical research institution in the field of mental health, to encourage them to continue to pursue their interests in Canada.
The Prize is a $100,000 grant, unrestricted, to be used at the recipient’s sole discretion for personal support, research operations and/or research equipment.
Eligible candidates shall be:
- Early career researchers (normally should not be older than 45 years of age, independent of years of post-training) who are Canadian citizens or have landed immigrant status in Canada and are currently residing in Canada;
- Affiliated with a Canadian academic or clinical research institution;
- Researchers that hold an M.D. (or equivalent) and/or a PhD
A completed nomination will consist of the following:
- A completed and signed nomination form;
- A cover letter;
- 1000 word summary of the nominee's research;
- A current Canadian Common CV (required format), including an up-to-date list of publications;
- Three signed letters of support;
- Copy of the nominee's Web of Science h-index and Citation Report;
- Confirmation that the applicant is a Canadian citizen or has landed immigrant status in Canada
The final nomination must be submitted as one .pdf file and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please title your attachment as indicated: Last Name_First Name RMG Prize Application.pdf
The final submission deadline is July 15, 2017 .
Applicants are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall (email@example.com) at Research Development & Services regarding the program and application process
Further information can be found at http://www.theroyal.ca/research/about-imhr/the-royal-mach-gaensslen-prize-for-mental-health-research/