Current Funding Opportunities

Research Fellowship, Grants, and Studentships; Student Research Competitions; Youth Education Awards

Thanks to the generousity of donors and sponsors, throughout the year we have various opportunities for you to apply for funding from us. 

This is a list of the current opportunities and associated deadlines:

2019 Feature Grant - Quality of Life Research Grants

Quality of Life for those affected by a brain tumourGrants of up to $50,000 will be available for research taking place within Canada to improve the quality of life for patients, survivors and caregivers across Canada affected by a brain tumour. 

Apply before Friday, July 19, 2019.

Learn more...
 

Brain Tumour Research Fellowship

William Donald Nash Brain Tumour Research Fellow 2018-2020Fellowships provide funding ($100,000 over two years) to young researchers, helping them to start their careers in the important field of brain tumour research.

Apply before Friday, August 23, 2019.

Learn more and see details of previous Fellowships.

The Pam And Rolando Del Maestro Family Undergraduate Student Research Competition Awards.

Student Research Competition Winners 2018Established to promote scientific innovation among Canadian undergraduate students, these competitions have monetary prizes. Students can stream in from across Canada to participate.

Letters of intent to participate will be due Friday August 23, 2019 for the London, ON event.

Learn more... and see details from previous events.

Brain Tumour Research Studentships 

Brain Tumour Research Studentship recipientStudentships provide $10,000 over two years ($5,000 per summer), allowing students to become more familiar with the brain tumour research field and its research methods. 

Now closed - recipient awarded. Applications for 2020 will open in Fall 2019.

See details of previous Studentship recipients. 

Youth Education Awards

Youth Education Award recipientSurvivors of a pediatric brain tumour (diagnosed with a brain tumour before the age of 25), between the ages of 16 and 30, who are pursuing post-secondary education are eligible for this unique Brain Tumour Youth Education Award opportunity.

Now closed. Recipients will be announced in August. Applications for 2020 will open in spring 2020.

See details of previous award recipients.

Research Grants

Research photoGrants of up to $25,000 will be available for research taking place within Canada for any type of primary or metastatic brain tumour, adult or pediatric. 

Now closed. Recipients will be announced later this year.

See details of previous grant recipients

Learn more about the Research Grant process

For more information, please contact:

Susan Ruypers
Research Program Specialist
sruypers@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 ext. 240

 

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