The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help scholars build their research network and develop essential skills to become leaders. Global Scholars are researchers within five years of their first academic appointment from anywhere in the world.
Application Deadline: 23rd May 2017
Eligible Countries: All
To be taken at (country): Canada
About the Award: Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, a Canadian-based global organization, brings together more than 400 researchers from 16 countries who are pursuing answers to some of the most difficult challenges facing the world. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help early career researchers build networks and essential skills to position them as leaders and agents of change within academia and beyond.
Fields of Research: In 2017, the eligible programs are:
Institutions, Organizations & Growth
Cosmology & Gravity
Learning in Machines & Brains
Bio-inspired Solar Energy
Child & Brain Development
Humans & the Microbiome
Molecular Architecture of Life
Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness
Eligibility: Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, but must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within five years of their first full-time academic appointment. Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program.
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Program: CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:
$100,000 CDN in undesignated research support
A two-year appointment to a CIFAR program aligned with their research interests
Mentorship from experienced researchers
Specialized leadership and communications skills training
Duration of Program: 2 years
How to Apply: Applications are submitted online through CIFAR’s application system and must include three letters of recommendation from at least one faculty member or equivalent and preferably one non-academic leader.
Please download the full program description for all eligibility and application requirements before applying
Award Provider: Canadian Institute for Advanced Research