Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Oct 27, 2010
Sponsor's: Nov 01, 2010

Subject Areas: Health Care Planning or Policy, Health Care Economics, Socio-economic Status, Health Services, Quality Of Life, Rehabilitation, Social Factors, Biomedical, Clinical, Organs, Treatment, Medical, Population Health, Palliation, Cardiovascular Research, Cerebrovascular Research

Fellowship is an "in-training" award intended for individuals with (or expecting) a PhD, MD, BM, DDS, DVM or equivalent degree. The objective of this award is to attract and foster young investigators to initiate and/or continue research training.

To attract and foster young investigators to initiate and/or continue research training in cardiovascular or cerebrovascular fields. Basic Biomedical (I) Research with the goal of understanding normal and abnormal human function, at the molecular, cellular, organ system and whole body levels, including the development of tools and techniques to be applied for this purpose. Clinical (II) Research with the goal of improving the diagnosis and treatment (including rehabilitation and palliation) of disease and injury; improving the health and quality of life of individuals as they pass through normal life stages. Health Services/Systems (III) Research with the goal of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of health professionals and the health care system, through changes to practice and policy. Population Health (IV) Research with the goal of improving the health of the Canadian population, or of defined sub-populations, through a better understanding of the ways in which social, cultural, environmental, occupational, and economic factors determine status.

Application Details:

Each application is considered to be a joint submission by the applicant and the identified supervisor. HSFC will fund up to $50K for 3 yrs for MD, BM, DDS or DVS; MDs w/out a license & Ph.D will receive up to $40K for 2 yrs. An amount of up to $1,500 per annum is available for travel for scientific purposes with the approval of the supervisor. Additional information will be provided to the recipient.

Applicants with a professional degree are eligible for this award at any time within a five year period during or after the completion of clinical training. Please check program guidelines for other eligibility criteria The award normally commences on July 1 for a period of up to 36 months depending on the degree(s) held by the recipient (see Section 5 below). Previous awards from other granting agencies will be taken into consideration in calculating the number of years of HSFC support.The term of the award will include reasonable holiday time according to the arrangement with the supervisor. Personnel Awards are not transferable under any circumstances. Recipients of Personnel Awards are not permitted to change supervisors, projects, or institutions without the documented permission of HSFC. The institution to which the awardee is moving will be required to supply the same supporting documentation as was required in the original application.


NOTE: Letters of Intent and Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development Services for institutional signatures, and are to be accompanied by a completed RDAF form (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean signatures). Requests for Institutional signatures should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline.
Western Contacts: Pocock,Katy
Russelo,Theresa M

Sponsor Contacts:

1402-222 Queen Street
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 241-4361