We are pleased to share a new opportunity for early career researchers: the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program.
CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research), a Canadian-based global organization, brings together more than 400 researchers from 16 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
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 appointment. 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. Applications open March 1 and close May 23. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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