Current Funding Opportunities

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



Please see below for forthcoming opportunities and associated deadlines.

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Youth Education Awards - now open

Applications for our 2020 Youth Education Awards are now open from March 16 – May 22, 2020.

The awards are for survivors 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.

Learn more about Youth Education Awards

Brain Tumour Research Fellowship - now closed

Fellowships provide funding ($100,000 over two years) to young researchers, helping them to start their careers in the important field of brain tumour research.

Applications for 2020 are now closed.

Download An Application Form

Download Application Guidelines (PDF)

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Research Grants - now closed

Grants 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.

Applications for 2020 will be open April 13, 2020 – June 19, 2020.

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Feature Grant - now closed

Grants of up to $50,000 will be available for research taking place within Canada for specific projects.

The 2019 Quality of Life Feature Grant is now closed. Recipients will be announced later this Fall.

Applications for 2020 will be open May 8, 2020 – July 17, 2020.

Learn more about feature grants

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

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

Learn more

Brain Tumour Research Studentships - now closed

Thank you to all those who applied to our research studentships. Applications are now closed. We will update this section with 2020 dates closer to the next application period.

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Learn more about applying for funding

This webinar was recorded in February 2018 to explain the process of our awards program, including the logistics on what awards we offer, when they are offered, and when they are due and announced. This presentation also shares logistics on who is ranking your applications and how applications are viewed and awarded.