Alzheimer Society Research Program – 2017 Research Competition


Alzheimer Society of Canada


The ASRP provides grants and awards to support Canadian studies that promise new insights into causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The ASRP focuses on two research streams:

1. The Biomedical Stream

2. The Quality of Life 



Amount: $41,500/year (PhD) | $51,500/year (MD) Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Within 18 months of obtaining PhD (extension may be given to MDs)

New Investigator/Career Change Grant

Amount: $60,000 (QoL) | $75,000 (Biomedical) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Within the first 2 years of initial faculty position

Research Grant

Amount: $60,000 (QoL) | $75,000 (Biomedical) Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must hold a faculty position with a Canadian university or affiliated institution 

Indirect Costs


Special Notes

All applications for funding must include an explicit statement defining the relevance of the proposed research to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal with an OR5 form to

External Deadline

How To Apply

All applications and supporting documents must be submitted online through ASC’s Review Room portal  The application and the portal will be made available September 12, 2016


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 below 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

For more information, please go to the sponsor website.

For Questions, please contact

Research Department
Alzheimer Society of Canada
416-488-8772; 1-800-616-8816 ext. 2968 (toll free)

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