SponsorCanadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) - Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH)
ProgramCIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award in Population Health Solutions
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The CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award in Population Health Solutions is a career achievement award that recognizes exceptional contributions in the area of population health intervention research. Applicants must have made substantial impacts on the field of population health and its use in policy and/or practice in Canada and/or internationally. The award also recognizes the leadership, mentorship, and innovative contributions of the recipients. Up to two awards will be given, for exceptional researchers at different career stages.
The Nominated Principal Applicant must be:
- An independent researcher
At the time of application, the Nominated Principal Applicant must:
- Be affiliated with an eligible institution.
- Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
To be eligible for the early to mid-career funding pool, the applicant must be a population and public health researcher with an active research program in the area of population health intervention research and up to 15 years of experience past their most recent qualifying degree at the time of application.
To be eligible for the late career funding pool, the applicant must be a population and public health researcher with an active research program in the area of population health intervention research and 15 years or more of experience past their most recent qualifying degree at the time of application.
Current and past members of the CIHR Governing Council, current and past CIHR Scientific Directors and current and past CIHR-IPPH staff are not eligible for this award.
The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $30,000, enough to fund approximately two awards. The maximum amount per award is $15,000 for up to one year. Of this $30,000 - $15,000 is available to fund up to one early to mid-career population & public health researcher and $15,000 is available to fund up to one late career population & public health researcher.
Maximum Project Value
Please note that successful applicants must attend the Sparking Population Health Solutions: Research for a Healthier Future Summit. The Summit will be held on April 25-28, 2016 in Ottawa. CIHR-IPPH will ensure that the travel (economy fare) and accommodation costs for successful applicants to attend the Summit will be covered separately from the award.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
How to Apply
Upon approval from the Office of Research Services, PI’s are to submit their application directly to CIHR following the instructions on ResearchNet along with any additional instructions found under the “Specific Instructions” section. Scan and upload the signed signature pages including the routing slip in the Print/Upload Signature Pages task in ResearchNet prior to submitting your application.