Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the major federal agency responsible for funding health research in Canada. It aims to excel in the creation of new health knowledge, and to translate that knowledge from the research setting into real world applications.

Minimum Processing Time

In general, internal deadlines for CIHR grant competitions are one (1) week prior to the external deadline posted by CIHR.

Please refer to the external deadlines posted by CIHR via ResearchNet.

Application Instructions

Please include a signed OR-5 form with your CIHR application to the Office of Research for signatures one week in advance of the CIHR deadline specified.


For More information

Contact Ornellla McCarron, Grants Officer - email: