Fellowships and Grants
This section features fellowships and grants the CRA feels will be of interest to members.
AAC Research Awards
Submission deadline is May 31, 2019 (midnight EDT).
The AAC Research Award program includes eight awards categories, with one award per category valued at
$750 CAD/award. Read 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
Submission deadline is October 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM ET.
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…
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
Submission deadline is May 31, 2019.
Lupus Canada is proud to announce the 2019 Lupus Canada Scholarship program. 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.
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in various parts of the body; it is both life-altering and life-threatening. Lupus Canada is a national voluntary organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with lupus through advocacy, education, public awareness, support and research. 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
This competition is closed.
The Spondyloarthritis Research Consortium of Canada (SPARCC) is again announcing a “RESEARCH PILOT PROJECT PROGRAM” which provides seed funding to support research proposals aligned with its primary objective for the advancement of spondyloarthritis (SpA)-related research. SPARCC will provide one-year seed grants to be awarded on a competitive basis to innovative proposals in the area of SpA research.
Criteria for Eligibility
The Program is open to Canadian investigators – membership in SPARCC is not a prerequisite. The awards will be for a one-year period. The maximum amount per award will be $25,000 for the one year. A maximum of three (3) awards will be extended in 2018 to successful applicants. 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…