Opportunity Details

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CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar for Early Career Investigators

Sponsor CIFAR
Internal Deadline2017-05-17
External Deadline2017-05-23

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help scholars build their research network and develop essential skills to become leaders. Global Scholars are researchers within five years of their first academic appointment from anywhere in the world.

The 2017 Call for Applications is now open.  Applications must be submitted by May 23, 2017. To apply, refer the program details

As a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar, you will receive:

  •  $100,000 CDN in undesignated research support
    •  A two-year appointment to a CIFAR research program
    •  Specialized leadership and communication skills training

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program is a two-year appointment designed to support young investigators at a pivotal time in their careers. Each scholar will become part of a global network of leading researchers pursuing answers to some of the most difficult challenges facing the world today. They will have the opportunity to be mentored by a senior researcher, to network within a community of top-tier research leaders, and to form new collaborations with colleagues from diverse disciplines. Training in leadership and communication will position scholars as leaders and agents of change within academia and beyond.


Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, but must hold a PhD or equivalent degree and be within five years of their first full-time academic appointment. Scholars’ research must align with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program.

For additional details, please visit CIFAR’s website. Please download the full program description for all eligibility and application requirements.


Please contact us with any questions.

This opportunity was posted by Research Grant and Contract Services. 

Last updated: 2017-03-17 17:01:21



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