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Funding Opportunity Reminder: CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

Title: Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
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The deadline is quickly approaching for early career researchers to apply to join the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program. Candidates are reminded to submit their applications for this opportunity by May 23.

CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research), a Canadian-based global organization, brings together more than 400 researchers from 17 countries who are pursuing answers to some of the most difficult challenges facing the world. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help early career researchers build networks and essential skills to position them as leaders and agents of change within academia and beyond.

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:

  • $100,000 CDN in undesignated research support  
  • A two-year appointment to a CIFAR program aligned with their research interests 
  • Mentorship from experienced researchers  
  • Specialized leadership and communications skills training 

Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, but must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within five years of their first full-time academic position. Scholars' research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program. In 2017, the eligible programs are:

We invite you to share this opportunity with exceptional early career researchers in your network. All applications are submitted online and must include three letters of reference. An overview of the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program, along with eligibility requirements and how to apply, are available on our website.

If you have any questions, please contact global.scholars@cifar.ca.


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