CIFAR, a Canadian-based global organization, brings together nearly 400 researchers from over 16 countries who together are pursuing answers to some of the most complex challenges facing the world today. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding, skills training, mentorship, and opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines, positioning scholars as research leaders and agents of change.
Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within the first five years of a full-time academic research position (e.g. Assistant Professor level or equivalent). Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program. In 2019, the eligible programs are:
- Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness
- Bio-inspired Solar Energy
- Gravity & the Extreme Universe
- Humans & the Microbiome
- Molecular Architecture of Life
We invite you to share this opportunity with exceptional early career researchers in your network.
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:
- $100,000 CAD in unrestricted research support
- A two-year term in a CIFAR research program, a global network of top-tier research leaders
- Opportunities to network, collaborate and form a community with colleagues from diverse disciplines
- Mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program
- Specialized leadership and communications skills training, and support to put their skills into action
- For further details about funding categories, eligibility criteria and deadlines, click here.
|CORIS Internal Review||Please contact your Research Facilitator|
|cuResearch Checklist||January 29, 2019|
|Application Deadline||February 5, 2019|
Submitting Your Application
- Applications must be submitted via cuResearch, through which the Departmental Chair and Associate Dean’s approval must be provided to complete the online application process.
- More information on cuResearch can be found here.
If you would like assistance with proposal development and/or a substantive review of your proposal, please contact the appropriate Research Facilitator.