Project Grant for AMS Healthcare


AMS Healthcare and the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit.


Project Grant: History of Medicine and Healthcare

For More Information

For additional information, please visit the AMS Healthcare website for

  • Program guidelines
  • Application forms
  • Evaluation criteria


The Project Grant program supports small-budget proposals for research into the history of medicine and allied disciplines such as science and technology studies, sociology, anthropology, and classics. Projects must strive to advance the history of health, healthcare and disease, or the education of health professionals.

More information can be found on the Funding Opportunity


To apply for an AMS History of Medicine Project Grant, the applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident AND meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be employed as a health professional in Canada by a health care organization/ health authority/ provincial/national government.
  • Be a researcher with an academic appointment at a Canadian university or affiliated research institution or hold an appointment (with research responsibilities) at an affiliated hospital/research centre/institute; OR,
  • Be employed by a health professions organization, eg., CMA, CNA, MCC, or a health professions regulatory body located in Canada.

Funding Availability

Funds available to support five grants

Maximum Project Value

$10,000 per grant

Project Duration

One year

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

Applicant to submit a copy of application, signature page signed by PI and members along with a complete OR5 form to:

External Deadline

Applicants are required to submit (email) a complete Application (Calibri, 11pt, single spaced) to OSSU at

Application guidelines and how to apply can be found in submission guide.

Signature page document in attachments.


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For Questions, please contact

John Riley, Assistant Director

Office of Research

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

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