Research Program Funding Opportunities

The DFCM Research Program has two award opportunities available to faculty members: the Research Travel Fund and the Research Publication Fee Award.

Research Travel Fund

Application

Deadline March 15 and September 15 annually.

Purpose

Awarded twice annually to support DFCM faculty to present peer-reviewed research at national and international conferences.

Award

International travel is reimbursable up to a maximum of $1500 CAD, and national travel is reimbursable up to a maximum of $1000 CAD. Awards are based on availability of funds. 

Eligibility

All faculty in the Department of Family and Community Medicine are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to new investigators (i.e., those who have held faculty appointments that allowed them to apply for grants and/or supervise trainees for a period not exceeding 60 months) who will be giving oral presentations. A maximum of one award will be granted per person per academic year (July 1 - June 30). Your presentation at the conference must not already be funded (e.g., through research grants, or the DFCM Professional Development Fund). Conference registration fees are ineligible. The application must be for conference travel that has not yet taken place at the time of submission.

Requirements

Completion of the online form 

Research Publication Fee Award

Purpose

To help support DFCM faculty who have had peer-reviewed research articles accepted for publication.

Award

The DFCM will award 50% of a publication acceptance fee up to a maximum of $1500 CAD per publication. An applicant must demonstrate availability of matching funds. Awards are based on availability of funds.

Eligibility

All faculty in the Department of Family and Community Medicine are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to new investigators (i.e., those who have held faculty appointments that allowed them to apply for grants and/or supervise trainees for a period not exceeding 60 months). The faculty member must be either first author or senior responsible author. A maximum of one award will be granted per person per calendar year (January 1 - December 31).

Requirements

Completion of the online form (Please note that there are currently no funds left for this year)

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