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Physicians’ Services Inc. Foundation Funding Opportunity: 2017 Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship

  • August 8, 2016
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PSI provides the opportunity for 50% salary support to a New Investigator with demonstrated success in high impact knowledge translation research.  The award may be for:

  • Maximum of $150 000 per year for two years OR
  • Maximum of $100 000 per year for three years

PSI will not consider applications in the following fields:

  • cancer
  • heart and stroke
  • mental health
  • drug and alcohol abuse
  • pharmaceutical drug studies

Residents and researchers without an MD are not eligible to apply. Please see the PSI website for full eligibility, application guidelines and forms.

Website: http://www.psifoundation.org/Fellowship/Fellowship.php.

 Deadlines:

HRS Internal Notice of Intent:  Friday October 14, 2016

HRS Deadline for Internal Competition: Friday October 28, 2016

HRS Deadline for Final Applications: Wednesday November 23, 2016

Agency Deadline:  Friday November 25, 2016

 Application Process:

Each Ontario academic health sciences centre may submit a maximum of two applications, therefore if more than two eligible researchers intend to apply, an internal McMaster competition will be held.  Only approved applications will be submitted to PSI by Health Research Services on behalf of the applicants.

Please notify Catherine Gill Pottruff, Senior Grants Advisor, gillc@mcmaster.ca, of your intent to apply by our internal NOI deadline above.

Documents required for the HRS Deadline for Internal Competition are:

  • Completed PSI Farquharson KT application form, with original ink signatures signatures of the applicant and supervisor (if applicable) 

 

  • Research Plan
  • Mentor’s Letter of Support
  • Draft Institutional Letter of Support for signature

A scanned copy of the above documentation can be forwarded by email or delivered in person to HSC-3H9 where there is a main inbox located at the front of the office.

Results of the internal competition will be released two weeks prior to the agency deadline to allow the applicants time to finalize the full application.

The internal deadline for final application packages with all the documents required by PSI will be two days prior to the agency deadline. Late final packages will not be accepted or submitted.

For more information please contact:

Catherine Gill Pottruff, gillc@mcmaster.ca, x22057