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

Grant Amount: $45K FOR ONE YEAR
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 27, 2014
Sponsor's: Feb 03, 2014

Subject Areas: Clinical Research or Studies, Parkinson's Disease, Population Studies, Health Systems, Treatment, Medical, Multiple System Atrophy, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Parkinson Society Canada is pleased to offer the Pilot Project Program as part of its strategic initiative to encourage investigators (researchers) with faculty or equivalent appointments, to enter and perform research in new, specifically targeted, high priority areas of Parkinson's research in Canada. The intent of the program is to provide funds to acquire preliminary data leading to development of larger projects eligible for funding from a major granting agency. Funds awarded under the Program are to be used to cover operating expenses, technical support staff salaries and equipment costs for research grants in Parkinson's-related areas.

Through this initiative, PSC invites fellowship applications from applicants committed to conducting biomedical research in areas relevant to the cure, cause, prevention, improved treatment and/or understanding of Parkinson's disease, related disorders including: Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) other Parkinson's conditions and the impact these diseases have on society. This initiative is consistent with, and reflects, PSC's commitment to support innovation and renewal in the national Parkinson's research field and to foster international leadership potential in this area. The Program is available to individuals who propose to conduct research on the biomedical, clinical, health services and systems and population areas of Parkinson's.

Application Details:

The Program offers awards in the amount of up to $45,000, over a one-year term, to exceptional eligible applicants who have been approved for funding by the Advisory Board. The applicant must be a researcher who has completed formal training in health-related research. Applicants must have some form of research appointment with an Approved Institution, typically, an employment relationship with such institution or organization.

Applications are submitted digitally through the Parkinson Society Canada online program located on the PSC website. Applicants can go to to register and complete an application form. Applications must be submitted with the required signatures by the due date. Prior to submission, applicants should determine what signatures are needed, print the applicant information sheet (face sheet) and obtain all the required signatures for their application. Once obtained, scan the signature page and upload the signed signature page to the PSC online system as part of your submission by the application deadline date. Applicants do not need to courier any documents to Parkinson Society Canada; however, we do ask that you keep the original signed documents which may be requested in the event that your application is successful in the competition.


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:

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada