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Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation
SRCFC Major Grants support biomedical research into Solving the Puzzles of the Mind focused on the following:
- The causes of Puzzles of the Mind, such as Dyslexia and Autism, especially as it affects children.
- The causes and eventual cure of cognitive impairments such as Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
- Research into other Puzzles of the Mind may be considered.
Note: The focus of the research should be on the causes and cure of the disease as opposed to the active treatment or palliative care.
- Applications are limited to researchers who have no more than five (5) years experience as an independent investigator as of January 1, 2022. The Foundation will consider with acceptable justification, breaks in the applicant’s research career due to maternity or parental leave, extended sick leave, clinical training, and family care.
- Updated – The Foundation will consider delays due to COVID which could extend the eligibility period up to one year.
- A researcher who is designated as the Principal Investigator on the research grant must be based in, or formally affiliated with (but not necessarily receive salary support from), an eligible Canadian Host Institution such as a university, research institute or health care agency. The Foundation does not consider trainees including Postdoctoral Fellows, research assistants or research associates to be eligible to apply as the Principal Investigator.
- Research projects must be endorsed by the Research Services Department or equivalent of the University, Hospital or Research Institute.
- Research must be carried out within Canada.
The value of the grants is a maximum of $40,000 per year for a period of up to 3 years.
Submission of application
Applicants must submit the completed application form electronically including all supporting documentation to email@example.com on or before April 30, 2022
*SFU Signature Sheet and copy of full application due to ORS no later than 3 business days before agency deadline