J. P. Bickell Foundation - Medical Research Program 2020


J. P. Bickell Foundation

For More Information

For additional information, please visit the program's website


Grants are made to assist biomedical scientists of various departments and faculties in Ontario universities, hospitals and scientific institutions concerned with medical research. These grants may be distributed among medical research institutes and universities in Ontario.

Online applications may be submitted from any medically oriented university faculty. These may be within the health sciences department of a university, or any faculty of that university.


Faculty - New researchers seeking start up grants receive priority.

Projects must have scientific merit and be primarily medical in nature.

Funding Availability

5 to 7 applicants are chosen

Maximum Project Value

$25,000 to $80,000 range

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

1 year


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Letter of Intent: Only one application may be submitted by the University of Guelph.  If required, applications will be adjudicated with input from the AVP Research Services and/or Research Services Council.

Please submit your one page LOI (summary of your research project ie rationale, approach, the significance of your research etc.) to research.services@uoguelph.ca

Internal Deadline

Application: Please submit your full application along with a complete OR5 form to: research.services@uoguelph.ca

Note: Among other things, the application must be accompanied by an Institutional letter of support from your college. Please ensure that the Authorization/Signature page of the application has all the required signatures.  The Grants Officer will attain the Office of Research Administration signature.

Please see application form and application instructions as attachments.

External Deadline

Application: The application will be submitted by the Office of Research Services.   More information about this competition, please see application form and application instructions


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For Questions, please contact

Questions should be directed to the Foundation’s email address: foundations.toronto@scotiawealth.com

Office of Research

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x52832

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