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

Grant Amount: $85,000 PA FOR 2 YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: May 29, 2014
Sponsor's: Jun 05, 2014

Subject Areas: Health of Underserved Populations, Health Care For The Elderly, Curriculum And Instruction, Patient-centred Care, Preventive Medicine, Clinical Research, Medical Education, Health Systems

The Foundation's granting interests are in two areas: education of practising physicians and health research with an emphasis on research relevant to patient care. The Foundation's support of health research is offered in the following areas, in order of priority: 1. Clinical Research 2. Medical Education Research & Development at the post M.D. level. 3. Health Systems Research.

All requests for funding from PSI Foundation must be submitted by the deadline dates using the Foundation's application package. The total amount of requested funding may not exceed $85,000 per year and $170,000 over two years. The proposed budget must include a detailed budget narrative within the application (including quantities and rates/prices) to explain how amounts were determined. Ineligible or unjustified budget items will be removed from the budget.

Application Details:

The principal investigator/applicant for a research grant must be either: A practising physician having direct patient care responsibilities and an academic appointment and therefore eligible to apply for her/his own research grants as an independent investigator. OR ii. As a fellow who is a practicing physician having direct patient care responsibilities and who has a supervising co-Principal Investigator for the research project. The Foundation will consider and support only one project per Principal Investigator at any given time. New Investigators: in establishing priorities among applications submitted, when scientific merit and clinical relevance are equal, preference will be given to the new investigator over the established investigator.

The application forms are posted on the Foundation website at To be eligible for consideration, applications must contain all requested information in full, including the required signatures on the paper/hard copy submitted to the Foundation. Signatures are not required on the electronic copy. The Foundation is unable to consider incomplete or late applications. Applications are to be submitted to the Foundation by 5:00 pm EST on the deadline date. The submission must be sent to the Foundation in two parts: Step One: Mail or courier one paper copy of the signed complete application package. This must be RECEIVED no later than 5:00pm EST on the deadline date. Step Two: Email one PDF file format attachment of the complete application package to no later than 5:00 pm EST on the deadline date. The file attachment must not be a scanned copy and signatures are not requested on the electronic copy of the application. Please note the file attachment in PDF format must be less than 5 MB in size


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Halbersma,Joseph David

Sponsor Contacts:

SUITE 1006
NORTH YORK, Ontario, Canada
416 226-6323