|Opportunity Name||2023 Research Awards|
|Agency||Crohn's and Colitis Canada|
|Value||Women in IBD: Outstanding Researcher Award – $25,000|
Women in IBD: Emerging Researcher Award – $15,000
|Application due to FSc RO at email@example.com for full review||08-01-2023|
|Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at firstname.lastname@example.org for mandatory review||08-08-2023|
|Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review||08-11-2023, by 9:00AM|
|Application due at agency||08-15-2023, by 5:00PM|
To celebrate and recognize Canadian IBD researchers for their exceptional contributions to IBD research through four awards:
1) Research Leadership Award – recognizes an individual who demonstrates leadership in the field of IBD research, significantly contributes to advancing Crohn’s and colitis research in Canada and makes exceptional contributions to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s mission and promise.
To learn more about the Research Leadership Award or submit a nomination, click here
2) Rising Star Award - recognizes the basic or clinical research accomplishments of an outstanding emerging investigator, within five years of their first faculty appointment (the five-year period criterion will be extended for individuals who have taken extended leaves of absence due to life circumstances, such as parental or sick leave). The recipient is an innovative leader who advances Crohn's and colitis research in Canada, and has made an outstanding contribution to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s mission.
To learn more about the Rising Star Award or submit a nomination, click here
3) Women in IBD: Outstanding Researcher Award - recognizes an exceptional female IBD basic or clinical researcher who has been an inspirational leader and role model in the field of IBD research and contributed significantly to advancing Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s mission.
To learn more about the Outstanding Researcher Award or submit a nomination, click here
4) Women in IBD: Emerging Researcher Award - acknowledges the basic or clinical research accomplishments of a junior/newly emerging female IBD researcher, within 5 years of their first faculty appointment (not including any leaves of absence), who has shown creativity, initiative and commitment to advancing IBD research and quality of patient care in Canada.
To learn more about the Emerging Researcher Award or submit a nomination, click here
IBD scientists and researchers in Canada are eligible to be nominated. Nominations can be submitted by fellow scientists and IBD researchers.
Please see each award's individual page for further eligibility criteria.
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 email@example.com, five days prior to agency deadline.
ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.