Seed Grant Opportunities

Seed Grant Opportunities

At a Glance

The SPOR Evidence Alliance Seed Grant aims to encourage a culture of learning, innovation, and advancement of science in the areas of knowledge synthesis, guideline development, knowledge translation, and patient-oriented research by funding methods projects at the conceptual stage.

NOTE: Priority is given to proposals that aim to engage and improve health outcomes for Black, Indigenous, and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.

Eligibility

Applicants wishing to apply for the seed grant must be:

  • a doctoral student, post-doctoral fellow or an early career investigator (i.e., full-time, independent researcher for a period of 0 to 5 years) [1] at a Canadian institution, and
  • a member of the Alliance (prospective applicants are required to complete member registration prior to applying)

Value and Duration

  • Funding is available for two awards valued at $10,000 each for one year (non-renewable).

Current Opportunity


No current opportunity.

Past Opportunities


Funded Projects

Competition Results
2019
2020
Applications Received

18

27

Applications Funded

4

2

 

For all inquiries, please contact SPOR Evidence Alliance at SPOREA@smh.ca

 


Footnotes

[1] Canadian Institutes of Health Research. (2020). Glossary of Funding-Related Terms. Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Available at https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/34190.html