Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation

SRCFC Major Grants support biomedical research into Solving the Puzzles of the Mind focused on the following:

  1. The causes of Puzzles of the Mind, such as Dyslexia and Autism, especially as it affects children.
  2. The causes and eventual cure of cognitive impairments such as Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
  3. 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.

Eligibility:

  1. 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.
  2. Updated – The Foundation will consider delays due to COVID which could extend the eligibility period up to one year.
  3. 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.
  4. Research projects must be endorsed by the Research Services Department or equivalent of the University, Hospital or Research Institute.
  5. Research must be carried out within Canada.

Funding 

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 grantsubmission@srcf.ca on or before April 30, 2022

Website: https://srcf.ca/research/

Guideline: https://srcf.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Research_Grant_Application_Guide_-_2022_updated.pdf


*SFU Signature Sheet and copy of full application due to ORS no later than 3 business days before agency deadline

Upcoming Deadlines

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Internal
April 30, 2024April 30, 2024 *
April 25, 2024 Apr. 25, 2024 April 25, 2024 16:00:00 April 25, 2024 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation SRCFC Major Grants support biomedical research into Solving the Puzzles of the Mind. The focus of the research should be on the causes and cure of the disease as opposed to the active treatment or palliative care. .
April 30, 2023April 30, 2023 *
April 26, 2023 Apr. 26, 2023 April 26, 2023 16:00:00 April 26, 2023 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation SRCFC Major Grants support biomedical research into Solving the Puzzles of the Mind. The focus of the research should be on the causes and cure of the disease as opposed to the active treatment or palliative care. .
April 30, 2023April 30, 2023 *
April 27, 2023 Apr. 27, 2023 April 27, 2023 16:00:00 April 27, 2023 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation SRCFC Major Grants support biomedical research into Solving the Puzzles of the Mind. The focus of the research should be on the causes and cure of the disease as opposed to the active treatment or palliative care. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
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