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CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Program

Deadline: February

Additional information

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help scholars build their network and develop essential skills to become the next generation of research leaders. Researchers within the first five years of their first academic appointment from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply.

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:

  • $100,000 CDN in unrestricted research support
  • A two year membership to a CIFAR resesarch program, with outstanding research leaders from across disciplines
  • Specialized leadership and communications training

In 2018, the CIFAR research programs accepting applications were:

  • Brain, Mind & Consciousness
  • Bio-inspired Solar Energy
  • Gravity & the Extreme Universe
  • Humans & the Microbiome
  • Molecular Architecture of Life

UVic faculty who have become CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars include Alona Fyshe (Brain, Mind and Consciousness)