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2021 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Program

October 19, 2021

Brain Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the 2021 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Program.

This new funding opportunity is open to early-career researchers within five years of starting their first independent research position. Through this program, Brain Canada will award 20 grants of $100,000 each to projects that successfully represent new lines of research with potential for significant impact on our fundamental understanding of the brain.

Evidence clearly shows that increasing equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in research environments enhances excellence, innovation and creativity. Brain Canada is committed to excellence through equity, and we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply to our funding opportunities.

Click here to view the Request for Applications.

Deadline to submit a Letter of Intent: November 16, 2021 at 16:00 EST

Deadline for receipt of Full Applications: February 16, 2022 at 16:00 EST