Fellowships and Grants

This section features fellowships and grants the CRA feels will be of interest to members.

AAC Legacy Awards

This competition is closed. 

The Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC) issued a Call for Proposals for six (6) Legacy Awards, valued at up to $35,000 CAD per awardRead more…

CRA (CIORA) Arthritis Society Clinician Investigator

This competition is closed. 

The CRA (CIORA) Arthritis Society Clinician Investigator Award is intended to provide new clinician investigators, within 5 years of a full time clinical faculty appointment, with what would usually be their first opportunity, upon completion of post graduate training, to demonstrate their ability to initiate and carry out independent research of clear relevance to arthritis, before becoming involved in carrying out the full clinical, teaching and research duties expected of a regular member of the university staff. Read more…

The Canadian Rheumatology Ultrasound Society (CRUS) Research Scholarship

This competition is closed.

The CRUS Research Scholarship is designed to promote research projects involving musculoskeletal ultrasound among rheumatologists in the early stages of their career. The scholarship was created to address two of the most significant barriers that prevent young rheumatologists from engaging in the field of MSK-US in Canada: limited accessibility to ultrasound, and the lack of mentorship.  Read more…

CIHR

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

The Open Reform aims to contribute to a sustainable Canadian health research enterprise by supporting world-class researchers in the conduct of research and its translation across the full spectrum of health, and to ensure the reliability, consistency, fairness and efficiency of the competition and peer review processes. Read more…

Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR)

SPOR is about ensuring that the right patient receives the right intervention at the right time.

The objective of SPOR is to foster evidence-informed health care by bringing innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the point of care, so as to ensure greater quality, accountability, and accessibility of care. Read more…

Lupus Canada Scholarship

This competition is closed.

Lupus Canada is proud to announce the 2020 Lupus Canada Scholarship program. This year we will be offering eight (8) one-time scholarships of $2,500 CAN to students diagnosed with lupus, who are entering into, or currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution.  Read more…

PHAC Funding Opportunities

Multi-Sectoral Partnerships to Promote Healthy Living and Prevent Chronic Disease

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is pleased to invite eligible organizations to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to advance innovative, multi-sectoral approaches to promote healthy living and prevent chronic disease.

There is no deadline for this LOI process. Under this invitation, LOIs will be accepted on a continual basis; however, funding will be subject to budgetary and project considerations. Read more…

SPARCC Pilot Project Program

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The SPARCC Research Program is providing seed funding to support research proposals in spondyloarthritis (SpA)-related research. Three to four one-year seed grants of a maximum of $25,000 each will  be awarded in 2020 on a competitive basis to innovative proposals.  Read more…

The Dr. Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship

Dr. Cy Frank was internationally known and acclaimed for his visionary efforts to lead and champion the value of multidisciplinary clinical research and the application of this research to innovative solutions for clinical care and practices. The untimely passing of Dr. Frank in March of 2015 has initiated a desire to ensure that Dr. Frank’s legacy is recognized and continues to have an impact on the disciplines that were the passion of his academic and public service careers.

The University of Calgary and the Cumming School of Medicine are establishing an endowment to create an annual travelling lectureship to honor Dr. Cy Frank’s legacy.

The Dr. Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship will be a highly publicized series of annual lectures on high impact and timely bone and joint health themes.  Read more…