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AGE-WELL Early Career Researcher Awards in Patient-Oriented Research

Opportunity NameEarly Career Researcher Awards in Patient-Oriented Research
AgencyEarly Professionals, Inspired Careers in AgeTech (EPIC-AT)
Indirect CostsIneligible
Duration1 year
Application due to FSc RO at for full review01-17-2023
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review01-24-2023
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review01-27-2023, by 9:00AM
Application due at agency 01-31-2023, by 5:00PM

To increase financial support for Black, Indigenous and other racialized early career researchers to pursue patient-oriented research and patient engagement activities and help build their independent research programs as they pertain to digital health solutions for older adults with complex health needs. 

  1. Indigenous, Black and racialized early career researcher applicants must be within the first 5 years (60 months) of a full-time academic appointment at a Canadian post-secondary institution or research institute. 
  2. All applicants must be engaged in academic study/research aligned with the mission and vision of EPIC-AT. 
  3. Applicants may not hold an EPIC-AT Fellowship or be part of the EPIC-AT leadership including Platform Advisory Committee members, Principle Applicants or Co-Applicants. 

How to Apply

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact FSc Research Services at