CIFAR - Azrieli Global Scholars | Research Funding


Event details

Date 25.10.2022
Category Call for proposal
Aim: The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) invites exceptional early-career researchers from across the natural, biomedical and social sciences and the humanities to join one of our interdisciplinary research programs that address some of the most important questions facing science and humanity. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program accelerates the development of the next generation of research leaders and positions them to heighten their impact in academia and beyond.

Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program. In 2022, the eligible programs are:
Global Scholars remain at their home institution and country throughout their two-year term. The research funding associated with the award is administered through the recipient’s institutional department.

Funding:       CAD $100,000

Duration:      2 years

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a PhD and be within the first five years of a full-time academic position (i.e., an appointment beginning no earlier than 01 July 2018 and not later than 01 July 2023). Must be able to demonstrate an outstanding level of research achievement and promise of future impact in their field. Postdoctoral fellows are NOT eligible to apply to this program.

How to Apply: Applications are made through an online application system, and include a Summary section, a Detailed section, and two to three Letters of Reference. Note that the letters of reference must be submitted independently on the platform by the referees, and are also due by the application deadline. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a three-day virtual selection meeting on 22-24 March 2023; final results will be communicated no later than 31 March 2023.

Application Deadline: 25 October 2022 (11:59 PM PDT)

Further information
  • More information about the program is available here.
  • The application portal can be found here.
  • For any other questions, please contact the Research Office.


Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


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