The Heart & Stroke New Investigator(NI)award provides salary support to individuals who have clearly demonstrated excellence during their doctoral and post-doctoral training in cardiovascular or cerebrovascular research. A limited number of New Investigator awards will be supported by the Heart & Stroke at any given time. All awards become tenable July 1 following the announcement of the competition results


Click here for a list of Eligibility Criteria.

Funding Available

The stipend for the New Investigator is $60,000 per annum, including the employer’s share of benefits, for a maximum of three(3) years. There are no additional allowances.

Internal Contacts

For proposal development/substantive review, please contact your Research Facilitator.

For all other questions, please contact Rachel Hirsch.


Faculty Deadline Consult your Faculty Research Facilitator.
OVPRI Deadline (Approval Form and Application) August 26, 2021
Submission to Sponsor July 29, 2021 (Pre-Registration)

September 2, 2021 by 16:00 (Full Application)

Submitting Your Application

  • Step 1) Submit an internal Carleton Approval Form
    Submit an internal Approval Form through our central awards management database CUResearch:
    For a user’s guide on submitting an Approval Form, click here.
  • 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.