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

Grant Amount: MAX $60,000 FOR UP TO 5 YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 25, 2013
Sponsor's: Feb 01, 2013

Subject Areas: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Knowledge Translation, Huntington's Disease, Epigenetics, HIV/AIDS, Gender

Fellowships provide support for highly qualified candidates in all areas of health research at the post-PhD or post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in health research either in Canada or abroad.

This program provide recognition and funding to academic researchers early in their career and to provide a reliable supply of highly skilled and qualified researchers. Funds are available for this competition to support Fellowship award applications in specific research areas. Priority Announcements on Fellowship competitions offer additional sources of funding for highly rated applications that are relevant to specific CIHR research priority areas or mandates. The maximum amount awarded for a single award is $60,000 for up to 5 years. The value and duration of each fellowship is related to the major degree held, licensure (where applicable), location of tenure and experience of the applicant. Please see guidelines for more details.

Application Details:

Applications will be accepted in all areas of health research. Candidate must hold, or be completing a PhD or a health professional degree. PRIORITYANNOUNCEMENT FOR SPECIFIC RESEARCH AREA AVAILABLE ON CIHR WEBSITE. The stipend level is dependent upon the number of years of research or clinical training completed since obtaining the health professional degree. Upon completion of two years of postgraduate research training, the awardees may be eligible to receive a stipend increase to the higher level.

Your Application will be submitted using ResearchNet. Scan and upload the signed signature pages including the routing slip in the Print/Upload Signature Pages task in ResearchNet prior to submitting your application. This Funding Opportunity is not participating in the eApproval process. This means that when the applicant submits their application, all required signatures stated under the "Specific Instructions" must be included as part of the submission by the application deadline. To complete your Application, follow the instructions identified in the Fellowship Award - ResearchNet "Application" Phase Instructions" along with any additional instructions found under "Specific Instructions" Eligibility Guidelines have been updated! Please check CIHR's website for more information.


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: Russelo,Theresa M
Evans,Katy Elizabeth

Sponsor Contacts:

160 Elgin Street, 9th Floor
Address Locator 4809A
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 941-2672