i. Chair in Indigenous Women’s Heart and Brain Health – (early career)
ii. Chair in Indigenous Women’s Heart and Brain Health – (mid-career)
iii. Chair in Women’s Heart and Brain Health – (early career)
iv. Chair in Women’s Heart and Brain Health – (mid-career)
- Heart & Stroke and its partners will support successful applications with a maximum of $150,000 /year for up to five (5) years to undertake a program of research. The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $3.375 million dollars enough to fund up to four (4) Chairs.
- The maximum amount per grant is $150,000 per year for up to 5 years.
- Funds may only be used to support research activities conducted in Canada and not as salary support for the principal investigator/applicant.
- For applications to the early career Chair in Indigenous Women’s Heart and Brain Health, in the case of creation of a new position, an additional $75,000/year is available as a supplement to support the salary of the successful applicant.
- The New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) will contribute up to $50,000/year (for the duration of the award) in support to successful applications from New Brunswick based researchers.
- The Heart & Stroke Quebec office will contribute up to $75,000/year in support (for the duration of the award) to successful applications from Quebec-based researchers.
- In addition to the National Chair awards outlined, there will be an additional Quebec Chair offered to a Quebec researcher who qualifies through peer review and is supported by the Heart & Stroke Quebec office and potential partners.
15 January 2018:
19 January 2018:
28 February 2018:
27 April 2018 at 16:00 ET:
01 July 2018:
Expression of Interest/Registration submission deadline
Full application submission deadline
Announcement of Funding Decisions
Funding Start Date
4. Mandate of the Chair
- To create new knowledge that advances understanding of women’s heart and stroke health.
- To foster innovative, sex- and gender-sensitive approaches to diagnosis, access to high quality care and treatment of heart disease and stroke in women, especially within Indigenous communities.
- To foster the translation of research knowledge into evidence-based policies and interventions that improves heart and brain health and promotes wellness of women.
To apply, please see the following documents: