J. P. Bickell Medical Research Grant 2018


J.P. Bickell Foundation


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.

Maximum Project Value

within $50,000 and $65,000 range

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

up to one year

Special Notes


Internal Letter of Intent Deadline: October 6, 2017 by 4:30 PM

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 LOI to research.services@uoguelph.ca


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

Internal Deadline

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.

External Deadline

The application will be submitted by the Office of Research Services.   More information about this competition, please see the JP Bickell website.

Information For Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at least five days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project. Please be in touch with the Office of Research (contact information below) ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (i.e. budget, proposal, OR-5 Form).

For Questions, please contact

Please contact the J.P. Bickell Foundation at foundations.toronto@scotiawealth.com.

Office of Research

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

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