Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $70 PA FOR FOUR YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Mar 21, 2013
Sponsor's: Mar 28, 2013

Subject Areas: Clinical Research or Studies, Cardiovascular Research, Cerebrovascular Research

The goal of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (HSFO) Clinician Scientist award is to build capacity in Ontario for individuals who have clearly demonstrated excellence during their doctoral and post-doctoral training in cardiovascular or cerebrovascular research. Health care clinicians, such as nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists respiratory therapists, and physicians whose focus is cardiovascular or cerebrovascular and a) have demonstrated an ability to engage in research, and b) are pursuing a career in clinical research will be considered for this award.

The quality of the proposed research is an important component in the evaluation of the application. A clear, concise, and comprehensive description of the proposed research as well as how it relates to the mission of the Foundation and the applicant's clinical practice must be given. In addition, the role of the Clinician Scientist in the proposed research must be clearly identified, including how the execution of the research plan will contribute to the candidate's development as an independent researcher. Applicants must have access to adequate research funding to carry out the proposed research at the time of application.

Application Details:

A HSFO Clinician Scientist is an individual who has clearly demonstrated the potential to become an independent investigator. The purpose of this award is to assist such an individual in becoming a fully independent clinical investigator in the fields of cardiovascular or cerebrovascular research. Phase I provides stipend support for up to four years for junior Clinician Scientists who have completed a MD, PhD, DDS or equivalent degree. In addition, no more than 4 years must have elapsed since the date of the Phase I applicant's first academic appointment and the proposed start date of the award.

Applicants must submit to the Heart and Stroke Foundation-Ontario: One original collated paper application copy One CD containing one PDF of the complete application. Please refer to section `I? for the structure and format of the PDF application. A printed copy of the applicant's validated Common CV form. This is a web-based form, which allows CV information to be entered online. Please refer to for further instructions. See Sponsor WebSite for full details


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
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Sponsor Contacts:

2300 Yonge Street
Suite 1300
P.O. Box 2414
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
416 4897100