Research Strategic Initiatives – Request for Applications (RFA)

The Research Strategic Initiatives RFA Program is a competitive call to fund new research areas of high strategic priority to support emerging areas/teams with high potential for research success. This strategy will expand the existing base of research at Hamilton Health Sciences with the goal that a few new areas of research will achieve national or international stature within the next 5 to 10 years.

Research Strategic Initiatives RFA – Guidelines for Application

A pdf document with RFA details, including: Overview, Funding,  Criteria, eSubmission Requirements, Review Committee, Review Process, Important Dates and Deliverables. Download Application Guidelines ►

For more information contact Donna Catherwood,

RFA Criteria Resource Documents:

HHS Research Strategic Plan

Hamilton Health Sciences Strategic Plan

Planning Our Healthy Future


Research Strategic  Initiatives – Request for Applications (RFA)

Important Dates

  • LOI deadline:
    January 7, 2019
  • Invitation to submit full proposal:
    February 1, 2019
  • Full Proposal Submission deadline:
    April 1, 2019
  • Review/Evaluation/Selection:
    early to mid May 2019
  • Application Outcome/ Grant funds Available:
    May 31, 2019

Important Forms

Submit to:

Research Strategic Initiatives RFA – Past Recipients