‘Next Gen’ Career Development Canine Research Fellowships


The Stanton Foundation


Goal is to promote research (acquisition of new knowledge or development of new conceptual approaches) that will improve the status and welfare of dogs in society and encourage investigators to consider this an area of emphasis in their academic careers.


must have obtained doctoral-level, terminal degree by July 1, 2015

Funding Availability

up to $50,000 per year for half-time and up to $100,000 per year for full-time

Indirect Costs

33% for New Fellows and 10% for Fellows already employed 

Project Duration

1 year with a possible 1 year extension

Special Notes

The Foundation will make IRS-equivalency determinations for those candidates who are selected to submit full applications.

Internal Deadline

if invited - to Office of Research: Please submit your application/proposal, with an OR-5 Form, to research.services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

  • LETTER OF INQUIRY to sponsor directly: November 15, 2014
  • If invited: March 1, 2015

How To Apply

Letter of Inquiry and Full Aapplication (if invited) must be submitted to canineresearch@thestantonfoundation.org.

Information for Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at lead 5 days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project.  Please be in touch with the ORS (contact information below0 ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (ie, budget, proposal, OR5 form).

For More Information

please go to the sponsor website.

For Questions, please contact

The Stanton Foundation
ATT: Next Gen Fellowship Coordinator

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