The Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists is a Cancer Research Society funding program with the goal of supporting upcoming young cohorts of Canadian researchers. The award consists of two parts covering a period of three years, with no possibility for renewal.
Part 1: 1 year - $50,000
The one-year postdoctoral salary award is for an applicant finishing their fellowship. The applicant must have completed at least two (2) years of postdoctoral training when they accept the salary award on September 1st. This training may take place outside of Canada.
There is a possibility of extending Part 1 of this award for a maximum period of six months. See FAQ for more details.
Part 2: 2 years - $120,000
Grantees will be awarded $60,000 per year for a maximum of two years.
The operating grant is awarded once the applicant has obtained a faculty position at a recognized Canadian institution.
IMPORTANT: Applying for only one part of the award is prohibited.
February 9, 2021 Call for proposals
April 28, 2021, 11:59 pm (ET) Deadline for receipt of complete application
June 30, 2021 Deadline for receipt of publication updates
August 2021 Review of proposals completed, awards announced
November 2021 First installment to grantees
Important : Applying for only one part of the award is prohibited.
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