Terry Fox New Investigator Award 2022 – Registration Of Intent

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: Inquire within your unit

Memorial Deadline: Inquire with RGCS

External Deadline: Friday 25th, June 2021


The Terry Fox New Investigator Award provides research operating grants to support future leaders as they develop their independent careers in cancer research. The award provides a single research grant of up to $450,000 for three years to investigators within the first five years of a first faculty-level appointment in Canada. New Investigators must be sponsored and mentored by an existing TFRI-funded program.

2022 New Investigator Award Competition 


To support outstanding new researchers as they develop their careers as independent research scientists or clinician scientists to undertake high-quality cancer research, while in close collaboration and mentorship with established TFRI-funded research teams.

Scope of the Program

Support under this Request for Applications (RFA) is targeted at high-quality biomedical, clinical and translational research, providing information that may form the basis of innovative cancer prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment. The TFRI is looking for outstanding investigators to be mentored by one or more senior investigators of a currently funded TFRI program.

Support Offered

Awards of up to $150,000 per annum are tenable for three years and provide:

Funding Sources

Terry Fox Research Institure

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: June 14, 2021