Awards and Funding

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Research Facility Support Grants (UBC VPRI) - Dec.1, 2017

The UBC Vice-President Research & Innovation has established the Research Facility Support Grants (RFSG) competition to provide funding for the operation, maintenance, repairs or upgrades of equipment used in UBC facilities to support research across all disciplines. The RFSGs are one-year grants of up to $50,000 intended to enhance the research that can be conducted at UBC.

Researchers located at the UBC Vancouver campus and its affiliated research institutes are invited to submit a proposal.

Application deadline: December 1, 2017

Full details on this grant can be found here: research.ubc.ca/about-vpri/initiatives/research-facility-support-grants.

HLI Postdoctoral Fellow Research Grant - Dec. 15, 2017

The HLI Postdoctoral Research Grant opportunity is offered by the St. Paul's Hospital Foundation and the Ajaib and Nirmal Sidhoo Charities Endowment Fund and Pulmonary Research Endowments.

Two awards will be given to postdoctoral researchers conducting cardiovascular research in the amount of $20,000 over 2 years ($10,000 per year to each fellow), supported by the Sidhoo Fund.

One award will be given to a postdoctoral researcher conducting pulmonary research in the amount of $20,000 over 2 years ($10,000 per year), supported by the Foundation’s pulmonary endowments.

The funding start date is anticipated to be January 1, 2018. Applications will be reviewed by a panel of researchers external to the HLI.

Guidelines: Projects must:

  • Be in cardiovascular or pulmonary research.
  • Have a full budget of a maximum of $20,000 over 2 years ($10,000 per year).
  • Fund research directly related to the postdoctoral fellows research, including salary, operating funds, and travel to meetings.
  • Not be used for salary if the postdoctoral researcher currently holds other salary awards(s) totalling more than $40,000 per year.
  • Take place primarily at or through the HLI and have the potential to benefit patients and/or families of St. Paul’s Hospital.

 

Eligibility: Funding will be open to postdoctoral researchers who:

  • Have completed a PhD or Medical Degree, or will have completed by the funding start date.
  • Have applied for, or be applying for, fellowship funding from the Michael Smith Foundation for Heath Research (MSFHR), Canadian Lung Association, or tri-council agencies (Canadian Institutes of Health Research [CIHR], Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council [NSERC]) within the last two years. Those postdoctoral researchers who currently hold a salary award are eligible to apply.
  • Are conducting their research under the direct supervision of a Principal Investigator or Early Career Investigator at the HLI.

Application Process:

  • Complete applications are due December 15, 2017.
  • Applications should be emailed, in a single PDF, to Kasia Celler: Katherine.Celler@hli.ubc.ca

Downloads

  1. Guidelines
  2. Application Form

MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator Program - Jan. 8, 2018 (full application)

The MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) Program is intended to help decrease the gap between health research and its implementation by supporting health professionals to conduct and apply research relevant to health and/or the health system in BC.

Letter of intent deadline: Nov. 3, 2017
Application deadline: January 8, 2018

For more information, visit: www.msfhr.org/funding/health-professional-investigator/2018

Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Networks of Excellence 2017-2018 - Feb. 14, 2018 (full application)

The Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program from the Fondation Leducq provides $6,000,000 over five years to teams of researchers working collaboratively in the areas of cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. The 2017-2018 application cycle has launched.

LOI deadline: September 5, 2017
Notification of Application Status: November 7, 2017
Full Application Deadline: February 14, 2018

For more information, visit the program page.

Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Networks of Excellence 2017-2018 - Feb. 14, 2018 (full application)

The Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program from the Fondation Leducq provides $6,000,000 over five years to teams of researchers working collaboratively in the areas of cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. The 2017-2018 application cycle has launched.

LOI deadline: September 5, 2017
Notification of Application Status: November 7, 2017
Full Application Deadline: February 14, 2018

For more information, visit the program page.