J P Bickell Foundation - Medical Research Program 2021


J. P. Bickell Foundation


Medical Research Program

For More Information

For additional information, please visit the Scotia Wealth Management website and the JP Bickell Foundation application process

  • Program guidelines
  • Application forms
  • Evaluation criteria


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.

Each qualifying institution may submit one application.


The online application 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.

Funding Availability

Five to seven applicants will be chosen to receive grants

Maximum Project Value

$25,000 to $80,000 each grant

Indirect Costs


Special Notes

Please note that research activities carried out in the context of COVID-19 need to adhere to the University of Guelph COVID-19 research principles, policies, guidelines and processes as they may be updated from time to time and communicated on the Office of Research web-page.


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, supporting letter and online signatory form 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.


External Deadline

Application: Applicant must complete and submit application through the on-line granting portal.

See the Application process and information under 'Medical research grants' on the Scotia Wealth Management website.

For Questions, please contact

Questions should be directed to our foundation services team at foundations.toronto@scotiawealth.com

Office of Research

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

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