The Personalized Health Team Grant is expected to:

  • Optimize patient/individual empowerment in personalized health care and prevention approaches;
  • Assess the value of personalized health care for effective implementation and delivery;
  • Generate exemplars that can be used to facilitate future implementation of personalized health approaches;
  • Integrate sex, gender and intersectional considerations in the delivery of personalized care approaches, as well as ethical, environmental, economic, legal and social aspects; and
  • Implement personalized health solutions that incorporate predictive analytic methods and eHealth delivery platforms in health delivery organizations.


For an application to be eligible:

  1. The Nominated Principal Applicant (NPA) must be an independent researcher appointed at an eligible institution (see Institutional Eligibility Requirements for eligibility process and associated timelines).
  2. The research team must include Principal Applicants from each of the following roles (including the Nominated Principal Applicant). Note that one individual can represent more than one role.
  3. At the Letter of Intent stage, all independent researchers of the research team must have successfully completed one of the sex- and gender-based analysis online training modules through the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health and submit a Certificate of Completion (see How to Apply section). Please select and complete the training module most applicable to your research project. Other applicants are encouraged to complete a training module; however, this is not a mandatory eligibility requirement. For additional information on sex, gender and health research, applicants are encouraged to review the “How to integrate sex and gender in research” section on the CIHR website.
  4. Any research applications involving Indigenous Peoples must include a knowledge user who self-identifies as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) or provides evidence of having meaningful and culturally-safe involvement with Indigenous Peoples.

For additional eligibility requirements for individuals and institutions, refer to the Individual Eligibility Requirements.

Funding Available

The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $12,000,000, enough to fund at least six (6) grants. This amount may increase if additional funding partners participate. The maximum amount per grant is $500,000 per year for up to four (4) years, for a total of $2,000,000 per grant.


Internal Review Please contact your Research Facilitator
Submission to Sponsor

(Letter of Intent)

October 8, 2019
cuResearch Approval Form April 1, 2020
Submission to Sponsor

(Full Application)

April 7, 2020

Submitting Your Application

  • Step 1) Submit an internal Carleton Approval Form
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  • Step 2) Submit an external application to the granting agency
    Submit an external application to the corresponding grant or award agency. For further details about funding categories, eligibility criteria and deadlines for this opportunity, click here.

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Internal Contacts

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