A Request for Application document is attached to each funding opportunity description, along with a link to the online Research Application System. Application deadlines are also listed with each description and on the Important Dates page of the Research section of this website.
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Pilot Project Grants
Duration: 1 year (non-renewable)
Through this initiative, Parkinson Canada invites grant applications from professionals committed to conducting novel, emerging, or innovative research in areas relevant to the cure, cause, prevention, improved treatment and/or understanding of Parkinson’s disease and its implications on society. This program is, therefore, a strategic initiative to encourage established investigators to enter into the study of Parkinson’s disease and perform research in new, specifically targeted, high priority areas.
New Investigator Award Grants
Duration: 2 years (non-renewable)
During the initial period of their independent careers, new investigators are in a good position to formulate innovative and fertile research projects. This program is a strategic initiative to provide investigators who have recently completed research training with an early opportunity to develop and demonstrate ability to initiate and conduct independent health research. This program, therefore, is part of an active investment in the future of Parkinson’s research in Canada, supporting promising individual researchers in their professional development.
Basic Research Fellowship
Duration: 2 years
The basic research fellowship program is a strategic initiative to encourage promising young scientists possessing a doctoral qualification (MD or PhD) in medicine to enter the field of Parkinson's research and to invest in research training that offers promise for future work in the area of Parkinson’s disease. Funds awarded under the Program are to be used to cover salary, benefits and expenses for research fellowships in Parkinson's-related areas.
Clinical Movement Disorder Fellowship
Duration: 1 year
Parkinson Canada wants to ensure that each Canadian with Parkinson’s receives appropriate medical expertise, drug treatment, support services, continuous care, educational resources, respect, dignity, help and hope. This fellowship represents the first step in achieving part of our goal of ensuring that these critical elements in the day-to-day management of Parkinson’s are accessible and available.
The Clinical Movement Disorders fellowship program is a strategic initiative to encourage promising young clinicians to enter into clinical training in the subspecialty of Movement Disorders, which will include Parkinson’s disease. The purpose of this post-residency training is to provide expertise in the diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease and may include other movement disorders. Clinical training is the largest component of this hands-on program, but it could include an element of research.
Graduate Student Award
Duration: 2 years
The graduate student award program is a strategic initiative to encourage promising young scientists to enter the field of Parkinson's research and to invest in research training that offers promise for future work in the area of Parkinson's disease. PSC wishes to encourage continued growth and revitalization in the fields of Parkinson's research in Canada by supporting talented young scientists and providing students with an opportunity to enter into the area of Parkinson's research during the early stages of their training. Funds awarded under the Program are to be used to cover salaries for research training in Parkinson's-related areas.
Clinical Research Fellowship
Duration: 2 years
Online Application Submission