Personnel Award Programs
The Heart and Stroke Foundation supports the development of researchers across the research career spectrum from doctoral students to career investigators.
- Senior Personnel Awards
- Junior Personnel Awards
The Focus on Stroke (FOS) Doctoral Research Award provides salary support to individuals enrolled in a PhD program and undertaking full-time research training in the stroke field. Each application, including the development of the research plan, is considered to be a joint submission by the applicant and the identified supervisor.
Applications to the Heart and Stroke Foundation are due annually on November 1st to be tenable July 1st of the following year.Applications must be received by 16:00 EDT on the deadline date. If the deadline falls on a weekend, the application must be received by the Heart and Stroke Foundation by 16:00 EDT the previous Friday.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Scholarship is a salary award for researchers with a recent or pending faculty appointment from an accredited university in Canada. This award is intended for applicants whose research focuses a high percentage (at least 60%) on applied research areas: clinical, health services/systems, and social, cultural, environmental and population health. Applicants will have appropriate degrees (Masters, Doctorate, MD, DDS, DVM, or equivalent degree) and credential(s) in a regulated accredited health discipline with less than five years of postdoctoral research experience.
The objective of this award is to attract and foster cardiovascular or cerebrovascular investigators from a variety of health disciplines. Each application is considered to be a joint submission by the applicant and the identified mentor.