Grants & Awards

Alzheimer Society Research Program

DEADLINE 6 November
Doctoral Awards provide an opportunity for promising individuals, pursuing a PhD, to begin the process of becoming future independent investigators in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Amount: $66,000
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Within 18 months of starting PhD program

Postdoctoral Awards are for graduates with a PhD or MD who wish to gain additional research experience within an established research environment.
Amount: $100,000
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Within 18 months of obtaining their PhD degree (extension may be given to MDs)

New Investigator Operating Grants are designed to help launch the careers of outstanding researchers who are within the first 4 years of their initial academic appointment
Amount: $200,000
Duration: Up to 4 years
Eligibility: Within the first 4 years of initial faculty position

Proof of Concept Grants are designed to fund established researchers in conducting innovative, high-risk and high-reward approaches to dementia research. Please do not submit existing hypotheses.
Amount: $100,000
Duration: Up to 5 years
Eligibility: Principal investigators must hold a faculty position at a Canadian university or affiliated institution