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

Grant Amount: $38K FOR ONE YEAR
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Apr 08, 2011
Sponsor's: Apr 15, 2011

Subject Areas: Epilepsy

Epilepsy Canada is pleased to announce that it is again accepting submissions to support research trainees in any area of research pertaining to epilepsy. Epilepsy Canada?s mission is to support research (in the biomedical, clinical or social sciences) that is focussed on improving the lives of people with seizure disorders. In particular, we are seeking to fund post-doctoral researchers associated with a Canadian university or hospital (research activities must be conducted within Canada). Applications are invited from all areas of epilepsy research including the biomedical, clinical and social sciences.

Epilepsy Canada will award three (3) postdoctoral research awards (each valued at $38,000 CDN) for the time period July 1, 2011 ? June 30, 2012. This award is for one year only; requests for renewal must be done in the form of a complete new application and are dependent upon availability of funds.

Application Details: Applications are invited from qualified applicants who are within three years of the completion of their PhD at the time of application submission.A complete application will consist of the following: a description of the proposed research (including Research Hypothesis, Research Goals, Back?ground, Methods, Proposed Work, Relevance to Epilepsy; 5 pages maximum, 12 pt font, Arial or Times New Roman, single spaced, 0.75 inch borders); curriculum vitae of the applicant (common CV, CIHR format); curriculum vitae of the proposed supervisor (common CV, CIHR format). Please submit the original plus four (4) copies (total 5 copies) to Epilepsy Canada postmarked or courier-stamped on or before April 15, 2011. Results will be announced on May 1, 2011. The award is to be held at a Canadian university or hospital.
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:

1470 PEEL
MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada
514 8457855