Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists is a Cancer Research Society funding program with the goal of supporting the future generation of Canadian researchers. The award consists of two part covering a period of three years, with no possibility for renewal.
Part 1: 1 year $40,000
The one-year postdoctoral salary award are for a candidate finishing his/her fellowship. The candidate must have completed at least two (2) years of postdoctoral training when he/she will accept the salary award on September 1st .
* Possibility of extending Part 1 of this award for a maximum period of six months. See below for details.
Part 2: 2 years $120,000
($60,000 / year)
The operating grant is awarded once the candidate has obtained a faculty position at a recognized Canadian institution. This grant is for a maximum of two years.
IMPORTANT: Applying for only one part of the award is prohibited.
February 2, 2018 Application form the Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists is available online
April 27, 2018 Deadline for submitting an application
June 29, 2018 Deadline for Publication Updates
July 2018 Evaluation committee meeting
August 2018 Results are announced following approval by the Cancer Research Society's Board Directors
September 2018 Payments to grantees begin
Important : Applying for only one part of the award is prohibited.
All the answers to the questions that you may have concerning the scholarships for the next generation of scientists.
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Believing in the importance of investing in the future generations, the Society developed this unique program in 2013 to support young scientists at the postdoctoral level to help them transition into a research position in a Canadian university or research center.
Recipients of the $160,000 scholarships are funded for three years which helps them during the last year of their postdoctoral internship then supports their research through a two-year grant once they have obtained a faculty position.