Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery

Deadlines

Academic Unit: Inquire with Unit

Memorial Deadline: Tuesday 12th, March 2019

External Deadline: Friday 15th, March 2019


Description

A department/division head will be permitted to nominate only one potential applicant during each annual granting cycle.

The Banting Research Foundation annually awards the Discovery Award, a grant of up to $25,000, to outstanding new investigators in any area of health and biomedical research who are within the first three years of their independent appointment at a university or research institute in Canada. The intent is to provide seed funding so that applicants are able to gather pilot data to enhance their competitiveness for other sources of funding.

This competition is open to new investigators at any Canadian university or affiliated research institute who meet the eligibility criteria. Please read the full grant competition conditions on the Discovery Award Guidelines page.

The 2019 deadline date for applications is March 15, 2019, 5:00 pm ET.

Institutional Support

The application must be accompanied by a letter of nomination from the applicant’s host department or division head that:

  1. a) confirms that all eligibility criteria have been met,
    b) details the operating and the institutional start-up funds available to the applicant,
    c) confirms that the candidate has been provided the space and access to institutional infrastructure necessary to conduct the proposed research, and
  2. d) details a mentorship plan, including the name of a mentor, who will assist the applicant in launching their career by providing guidance with formulating research proposals, defining career goals and the timelines required to achieve them

A department/division head will be permitted to nominate only one potential applicant during each annual granting cycle.

Downloads

BRF Discovery Award Poster 2019


Funding Sources

Banting Research Foundation



This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: January 10, 2019