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Funding Opportunities: Parkinson Society Canada



This message is sent on behalf of Ellen Loosley, Director, Office of Research Services
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Parkinson Society Canada has announced the competition of their 2016- 2018 National Research Program Funding Cycle

February 1, 2016 (5:00 p.m.  EDT)

Application Deadline (date of receipt)

Applications submitted on line through the PSC Website
CURRENT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
(Click on the grant / award title for full descriptions and eligibility)

Pilot Project Grants

  • One-year duration
  • Maximum funding of $45,000
  • Pilot Project Program grants intend to foster novel, high-potential projects and ideas with a trajectory for major grants with larger granting institutions

New Investigator Award Program

  • Two-year duration
  • $45,000 per year
  • For junior faculty in a Canadian university in first 5 years of their career as a research scientist in Canada

Basic Research Fellowship

  • Two-year duration
  • $40,000 - $50,000 per year
  • Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (MD or PhD) and may be Canadian citizens who propose to train at an Approved Institution located inside or outside of Canada, or international applicants proposing to train at an Approved Institution located in Canada

Partnership Awards (See RFA for details)


Parkinson Society Canada (PSC) and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Partnership Awards

Clinical Movement Disorders Fellowship

  • One year duration, $50,000
  • Recipient will undertake clinical training in the subspecialty of Movement Disorders and gain expertise in diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s and may include other movement disorders.

Clinical Research Fellowship

  • Two-year duration $50,000 per year
  • Recipient training will combine direct experience in the diagnoses and treatment of Parkinson’s and in clinical research.

 Graduate Studentship Award

  • Two-year duration  $20,000 per year *(see RFA for explanation of funding)
  • At the time of application, candidates must be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program at the Master's or PhD level. Candidates may be Canadian citizens who propose to train at an Approved Institution located inside Canada or international applicants proposing to train at an Approved Institution located in Canada, who fulfill the criteria for a student visa.

Partnership Awards (See RFA for details)

Parkinson Society Canada is committed to advancing our research program to better serve Canadians with Parkinson’s, to foster Canadian Parkinson’s research leadership internationally, and to support efforts to ease the burden and find a cure.

Application deadline: Monday February 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  EDT

Or contact:
Julie Wysocki, Director, National Research Program
Parkinson Society Canada
Tel: 416-227-3382 or 1 800 565-3000, ext. 3382      Email: Julie.wysocki@parkinson.ca



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