CBCF – Research Project Grant Program and Fellowship 2015


Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Ontario Region

For More Information

For more information, please go to the CBCF website.


Through the Research Project Grant Program, the Foundation has set general targets for research funding across two broad focus areas, including fundamental laboratory and pre-clinical investigations; clinical projects and epidemiological studies; psychosocial, survivorship, supportive care and quality of life research. Each broad focus area will have its own peer grant review panel.

The Fellowship program supports research and/or clinical and professional training for graduate and post-graduate level scientists, physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals to pursue and develop expertise in breast cancer research and care.  Category One: Research Fellowships - 

For Doctoral or Postdoctoral researchers to develop expertise and capacity in the fields of breast cancer and breast health research. Research training is expected to take place on a full-time basis. 


Research Project Grant Program: Faculty in Province of Ontario – Canadian citizen or PR

Fellowship program: Postdoctoral researcher – Canadian citizen or PR - the fellowship program must be hosted at an Ontario University – has identified a faculty member as the Fellowship supervisor

Funding Availability

Research Project Grant Program: $150,000/year - maximum of $450,000/grant – anticipates 16 grants funded

Fellowship program: Determined annually by the CBCF-Ontario Region Board of Directors – anticipates 10 grants funded


Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Up to five years.

Intent to Apply Deadline

To sponsor directly using WebGrants: September 17, 2015 by 5:00 PM EST.

Special Notes

Completing the Intent to Apply form is mandatory for this competition.


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

Internal Deadline

To Office of Research: October 7, 2015

Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to research.services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

How to Apply

Intent to Apply and full application must be submitted through the CBCFI‘s online application system WebGrants.

For Questions, please contact

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

Office of Research

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

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