Early Researcher Award
How it works
The Early Researcher Awards program gives funding to new researchers working at publicly funded Ontario research institutions to build a research team.
View the program guidelines for more information.
Who is eligible
You are eligible if you:
are a full-time faculty member or principal investigator at an eligible research institution
have started your academic career on or after January 1, 2014
have completed your first Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, Medical Doctor or terminal degree on or after January 1, 2009
have not already held an Early Researcher Award
are not a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair
Eligible institutions include:
Each award to a leading researcher is a maximum of $100,000 and must be matched by an additional $50,000 from the researcher’s institution and/or partner organization.
The government will provide up to $40,000 to your research centre for indirect costs.
Applications are to be submitted to the Ministry no later than October 10, 2019
To learn more visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/early-researcher-awards#section-4
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