CIHR Project Grant

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)  Project Grant: Spring 2018  competition is open for applications.

CIHR’s Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. It supports projects with a specific purpose and a defined endpoint.

Amount: commensurate with need – expected to vary by research field, research approach, and scope of project activities

REGISTRATION in ResearchNet (Mandatory): Feb 6, 2018, by/before 8PM. (Registrations go directly to CIHR. NOTE: You must identify your preferred Review Panel(s) at the Registration stage)
Application available: once you submit your registration
Faculty Research Office: Feb 20, 2018
Research Services: Feb 27, 2018, by/before 5PM.  (Submit ROLA proposals for e-approvals, and PDF copies of applications (drafts accepted) to
Final applications (in ResearchNet): March 6, 2018 by/before 2PM. (The applications route first to Research Services. Research Services does the final submission to CIHR.)
Funding start date: Oct 1, 2018

Eligibility: Open to applicants in all areas of health research that are aligned with the CIHR mandate: “To excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products and a strengthened Canadian health care system”.

Questions about CIHR programs or application processes can be directed to the CIHR Contact Centre,  or 1-888-603-4178

More information and access to applications (on ResearchNet)…

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About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall