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CIHR Project Grants

Opportunity NameProject Grants
AgencyCanadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Indirect CostsIneligible
Registration deadline02-07-2024
Application due to FSc RO at for full review02-21-2024
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review02-28-2024
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review03-05-2024, by 12:00PM (noon)
Application due at agency 03-06-2024, by 12:00PM (noon)

The Project Grant program is expected to:

  • Support a diverse portfolio of health-related research and knowledge translation proposals at any stage, from discovery to application, including commercialization;
  • Promote relevant collaborations across disciplines, professions, and sectors; and
  • Contribute to the creation and use of health-related knowledge.

The Project Grant program is open to applicants in all areas of health research that are aligned with the CIHR mandate: "To excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system". Topics include:


For full eligibility requirements, click here.

How to Apply

The Office of Research Services (ORS) treats the SSHRC Insight Grant, the NSERC Discovery and NRS Grants, and the CIHR Project Grant differently fr

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