CIHR Project Grant

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)  Project Grant: Fall 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): Aug 15, 2018, by/before 8PM. (Registrations go directly to CIHR.)
Application available: once you submit your registration
Faculty Research Office: Aug 30, 2018
Research Services: Sept 5, 2018, by/before 2PM.  (Submit ROLA proposals for e-approvals, and PDF copies of applications (drafts accepted) to
Final applications (in ResearchNet): Sept 12, 2018 by/before 2PM. (The applications route first to Research Services. Research Services does the final submission to CIHR.)

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”

Information and useful links about the Fall 2018 CIHR Project Grant Competition are available on the Research Western Website.

Applications are submitted through ResearchNet.

Detailed instructions about application are available here and here.

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Kueneman, Karen
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