CCSRI – Career Development Awards in Prevention


Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute

For More Information

please go to the Canadian Cancer Society website.


The goal of this program is to provide salary and research support during the early years of a developing career for cancer prevention researchers. The program is designed to support researchers whose work has the potential for high impact within the domain of prevention/risk reduction research.


Assistant professor within the first five years of their appointment or Postdoctoral fellow with at least one year of postdoctoral training completed

Funding Availability

$75,000/year to a maximum or $225,000 per award - at least $50,000 must be used for salary support except where it exceeds the institution salary scale – anticipates 8 awards will be funded

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

up to 3 years

Special Notes

Applications focusing on quality of life or psychosocial outcomes will not be considered under this funding opportunity.


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

Internal Deadline

to Office of Research. Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to 

External Deadline

How to Apply

Full application must be submitted by the applicant through the CCSRI‘s online application system EGrAMS

For Questions, please contact

Jessica Balmer, Administrator, Grants and Programs
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
55 St. Clair Avenue W., Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario M4V 2Y7

Office of Research

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

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