Funding oppportunities

RESEARCH GRANTS AND AWARDS FOR TRAINEES

This list includes research grants and awards primarily for resident research projects, travel grants, or other projects residents may be co-investigators on. There are also a few awards for residents that have shown interest in the field.

Disclaimer: This is not an exhaustive list. If there isn’t something here that works for you and your project, other more relevant opportunities might be available – do some digging and ask around!

MEDICAL EDUCATION/MISCELLANEOUS

  1. Physicians Services Incorporated (PSI) Resident Research Grant - Short-term, concise health research projects, largely developed by the Resident (http://www.psifoundation.org/ForApplicants/ResidentResearchGrants.php)
  2. CMPA Grant Program - QI and patient safety projects
  3. Royal College/AMS CanMEDS Research Development Grant
  4. Royal College Medical Education Research Grant

ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY:

  1.   CAAIF Research Grant Competition (Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation)
  2.   Pryde Family Travel Grant (Anaphylaxis Canada)
  3.   AllerGen Canada (multiple travel and research awards for residents)

CARDIOLOGY:

  1. CCS Trainee Research Award
  2. Richard Rowe Research Prize (Canadian Cardiovascular Society)
  3. AF Research Award (CCS)
  4. Have a Heart Bursary (CCS)
  5. Heart and Stroke Foundation Grants-In-Aid program (PI has to be attending physician)
  6. Arrhythmia Update Residents Case Challenge (Arrhythmia Update)
  7. HSFC and FOS research fellowships/scholarships

ENDOCRINOLOGY

  1. CDA Targeted Research Grant on Stigma and Diabetes
  2. Obesity Society Early-Career Research Grants
  3. Endocrine Society Student and Early Career Award  
                 a. FLARE Program/Award (Endocrine Society)

GASTROENTEROLOGY

  1. CAG Resident Research Award
  2. CAG Education Research Grant
  3. American Liver Foundation Research Awards Program
  4. Gastroenterology Scholars’ Program (CAG)

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

  1. The Hui Lee Health Promotion Scholarship (CSIM)
  2. Ted Giles Clinical Vignette Awards (CSIM)
  3. CSIM Education and Research Fund
  4. Government of Ontario Early Researchers Awards

GERIATRICS

  1. CIHR IA Réjean Hébert Prize in Geriatric Research
  2. CIHR Prizes of Excellence in Research on Aging
  3. Canadian Geriatrics Society Conference Travel Awards
  4. CGS Scientific Awards

HEMATOLOGY

  1. Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Career Development Program
  2. Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program: Bayer Hemophilia Early Career Investigator Award
  3. RK Smiley Research Grant Program (CHS)
  4. American Society of Hematology Trainee Research Award Program (ASH)
  5. ASH HONORS Awards (Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists)

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  1. Canadian Foundation for Infectious Diseases (CFID) - Juan A. Embil Award
  2. Novel Alternatives to Antibiotics through Fellowship Awards
  3. CFID Pilot Grant

NEPHROLOGY

  1. The Kidney Foundation of Canada Biomedical Research Grants
  2. KFOC CANN-NET Meeting and Planning Grant (Co-applicant can be trainee)

ONCOLOGY

  1. CIHR Institute of Cancer Research Publication Prizes (Institute community support)
  2. Canadian Cancer Society Research Grants (PI has to be attending physician)
  3. GOC/OCC Bruce Galloway Trainee Grants (Ovarian Cancer Canada)
  4. Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute Awards (Multiple awards)
  5. CIHR Institute of Cancer Research Travel Awards
  6. Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute Travel Awards
  7. Ovarian Cancer Canada Research Travel Grants

RESPIROLOGY

  1. The Paroian Family Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada Research Award for Trainees
  2. Ontario Thoracic Society Grant-in-Aid Program (PI has to be attending staff)
  3. AllerGen Research Awards for Trainees

RHEUMATOLOGY

  1. CRA Abstract Awards for Trainees
  2. The Arthritis Society Research Grants
  3. Networking/KT Grants (Arthritis Society)
  4. CRA (CIORA)TAS New Clinical Investigator Grants
  5. CRA Practice Reflection Award

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

  1. OMA Section on Occupational and Environmental Medicine Scholarships