CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

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


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Memorial Deadline: Thursday 30th, January 2020

External Deadline: Wednesday 5th, February 2020


The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), a Canadian-based global organization, brings together 370 researchers from 18 countries to work in collaborative research programs that address some of the most complex challenges facing the world today.

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:

  • -$100,000 CDN in unrestricted research support
  • -A two-year active term  in a CIFAR research program, a global network of top-tier research leaders
  • -Opportunities to network, collaborate and form a community with colleagues from a range of disciplines
  • -Mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program
  • -Interactive, expert-led training in leadership and communications skills, and support to put thier skills into action.

Applicants may be based anywhere in the world, must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within the first five years of starting a full-time research position at an institution of higher education or research. Scholars’ research interests must complement or contribute to the themes and goals of an eligible CIFAR research program. In 2020, the CIFAR research programs eligible to accept applications are:

Detailed Program Overview for full eligibility requirements.

NOTE: Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to apply.

Applications must be submitted before February 5, 2020.  A detailed overview of the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program, along with eligibility requirements and how to apply, are available on our website.

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CIFAR Axrieli Global Scholars program - 2020

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This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: December 16, 2019