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External Awards: New MSFHR Reach Award

March 17, 2017

Get a head start on your application to win up to $10,000 through MSFHR's new Reach Awards. Applications open April 2017.

New for 2017, the MSFHR Reach Awards provide a funding opportunity for teams of researchers and research users to support the dissemination and effective uptake of research evidence.


  • Research team must include a minimum of one researcher and one research user as the co-leads.
  • Research team must also have at least one BC research/health professional trainee (e.g. undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral and/or clinical fellows) as team member(s) included in a meaningful way to enhance their knowledge translation experience and skills.
  • The co-lead that serves as the principal applicant must be based in BC and affiliated with a BC host institution.
  • All award funds must be used in BC.
  • Note: Activities or events starting or taking place before the funding start dates are not eligible.
Applications must include:
  • Activity work plan and timeline
  • Common CV — MSFHR Abbreviated version (for researcher co-lead only)
  • List of publications, patents, & intellectual property rights
  • Letter of support from research user co-lead's organization
  • Letter(s) of support (if applicable, confirmation of in-kind or other resources)
  • Budget template
Full award guidelines can be viewed and downloaded here. Or visit the Reach Awards website.
Application deadline is May 19, 2017.

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