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Heart and Stroke National New Investigator Awards and Seed/Catalyst Grant Program

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on July 15, 2019 in Research Funding

National New Investigator Awards

National New Investigator (NNI) awards provide salary support to individuals who have clearly demonstrated excellence during their doctoral and post-doctoral training in cardiovascular or cerebrovascular research.  

Amount and Duration: $65,000/yr x 4 years = $260,000 total

Seed/Catalyst Grant Program

Seed/Catalyst Grants provide funding support to National New Investigator (NNI) applicants to conduct research to lay the groundwork for a new grant application. The Seed/Catalyst grants offer new investigators the opportunity to explore new and innovative ideas with high potential to create impact. Seed/Catalyst grants could support knowledge translation and implementation of knowledge into practice.

Amount and Duration: $50,000/yr x 2 years maximum = $100,000

To apply to this opportunity, check the boxes in the NNI application form as applicable to indicate your interest in this opportunity and provide additional information as specified in the forms.

For more information, guidelines, and forms, please visit this link.

Internal Deadline: August 22, 2019 at 4:30pm. Please contact the ORS Grants Facilitator for your faculty.

Agency Deadline: September 5, 2019 at 5pm AST. 

Agency Contact:
Research Department, Heart & Stroke

Note: Applications for this competition must in pdf format on a USB Stick to be mailed or couriered directly to Heart and Stroke Foundation no later than the stated deadline. They will be considered late even if courier stamped on the deadline date if received after this time. It is strongly recommended that application packages are delivered to Heart and Stroke before the deadline day.