CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) – Expression of Interest

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions
Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Creative Arts, Culture and Heritage
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Governance and Public Policy
Information and Communication Technology
Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Social Justice
Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: Inquire with Unit

Memorial Deadline: Monday 3rd, February 2020

External Deadline:


All internal submission are due by 10:00 a.m. on the day of the deadline. The following deadlines
apply to this competition:

Phase 1 – Expression of Interest

February 3, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) to the
Office of Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI).

Phase 2 – Full Application Selection and Submission to CFI

March 23, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of completed* JELF applications invited from Phase 1 (EOI call). Applications will be adjudicated and select application(s) will receive an invitation to proceed to revision (if applicable) and submission to the CFI.

May 18, 2020: Internal deadline for revised submission of completed* JELF applications addressing committee comments where applicable. This version will be reviewed by SIRI and Academic Units for institutional and Unit comments/sign-off.  (Note: For Canada Research Chair Nominees, revised JELF applications must be submitted by April 13th, 2020). This version will be reviewed by SIRI and Academic Units for institutional and Unit comments/sign-off.

June 15, 2020 – CFI deadline for submission of finalized application.(Note: For Canada Research Chair Nominees, JELF applications must be submitted by April 20th, 2020).


CFI JELF 2020_EOI_call_Nov2019

Funding Sources

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: December 6, 2019