2024 Banting Foundation Discovery Award – NOI

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: RIS review not required for NOI

External Deadline: Wednesday 1st, November 2023


The Banting Research Foundation, is the oldest organization funding Health Research in Canada, founded in 1925, and our centenary is fast approaching.  Our mission is to recognize and support Canada’s most talented and innovative health and biomedical scientists with seed money in the first three years of their university appointments to help launch their independent research programs.  We have seed-funded over 1,300 early-career researchers to date and, through our capacity to recognize talent early and to take risks, have achieved remarkable success in fostering discoveries that eventually translated into improved health and wellness.  A Banting Discovery Award, valued at $30,000 each, confers prestige and credibility on successful Canadian recipients at an early stage of their careers.

We invite applicants who are within the first 3 years of their first academic appointment and who have received less than $250,000 as part of their faculty start-up package to submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) to apply by November 1, 2023 for the 2024 Discovery Award Competition.  

  • A two-step application process: Applicants must submit a NOI by November 1, 2023 (9 pm ET).  Applicants will be notified by November 30, 2023 that their eligibility requirements are met and can proceed to submit a Full application by January 24, 2024.  NOI details can be found here .
  • A department/division head may nominate only one potential applicant during each annual granting cycle.

Funding Sources

Banting Research Foundation

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: October 10, 2023