Competition Schedule

DMRF Breakthrough Accelerator Awards

Due Date ~ Monday, September 23, 2019 (4:00pm)
This award recognizes excellence in medical research with the aim of promoting and encouraging its pursuit in the Dalhousie Medical School.  It is open to mid-career investigators (7-12 years from first academic appointment) in Dalhousie University's Faculty of Medicine and is intended to accelerate their current research priorities.  Two awards are available; one for a basic science/fundamental investigator and one for a clinical/translational investigator.  Each recipient will receive a one-time research award of $40,000.

DMRF Capital Equipment Grants - TIPS

Due Date ~ Monday, October 21,  2019 (4:00pm)
Grants up to a maximum of $30,000 are normally available.

DMRF Picchione Visiting Scholar Programme - Fall Competition

Due Date ~ Monday, October 21, 2019 (4:00pm)
A maximum of $3,250 to support the costs of a visiting lecturer to the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine.

DMRF Gillian's Hope Visiting Scholar in MS Research

Due Date ~ Monday, October 21, 2019 (4:00pm)
A maximum of $3,250 to support the costs of a visiting lecturer to the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine (in the area of MS Researh)

DMRF Karen Mann Lectureship in Medical Education

Due Date ~ TBA
Named in memory of Dr. Karen Mann, the purpose of the lectureship is to bring internationally respected experts in medicl education to Dalhousie University to engage with students, faculty, staff, donors, volunteers and/or members of the general public.  Up to $4,500 is available to support each visit.

DMRF Picchione Visiting Scholar Programme - Spring Competition

Due Date ~ Monday, February 24, 2020
A maximum of $3,250 to support the costs of a visiting lecturer to the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine.

DMRF Conference Grants

Due Date ~ Monday, February 24, 2020 (4:00pm)
A maximum of two $5,000 grants or one $10,000 grant to support a conference taking place in the next fiscal year - for the current competition, the conference must be taking place at Dalhousie University sometime between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.  

DMRF Kathryn A. Weldon Travel Awards

Due Date ~ Monday, February 24, 2020 (4:00pm)
Six awards of $2,000 for conference travel to make a presentation are available for graduate students in the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine.

DMRF Frank and Debbi Sobey Lectureship

Due Date ~ Monday, February 24, 2020 (4:00pm)
The purpose of this Lectureship is to bring internationally respected experts in one of the following areas of research: Alzheimer's, prostate cancer, or cardiovascular, to Dalhousie University to engage with students, faculty, staff, donors, volunteers and/or members of the general public.  Up to $5,000 is available annually to support each visit.  

DMRF Dr. J. Donald Hatcher Research Prize

Due Date ~ Monday, March 16, 2020 (4:00pm)
For fourth-year medical students, this $2,000 prize recognizes medical research excellence in work undertaken during undergraduate medical training.

DMRF Max Forman Senior Research Prize

Due Date ~ Monday, March 16, 2020 (4:00pm)
This prize recognizes excellence in medical research with the aim of promoting and encouraging its pursuit in the Dalhousie Medical School.  The award is open to all senior investigators ( >12 years from first academic appointment) in the Faculty of Medicine.  The recipient will receive a cash prize of $10,000.

Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation / Faculty of Medicine RIM Studentships

Due Date ~ Contact RIM office at rim@dal.ca  
DMRF supports RIM by providing $5,000 stipends for medical students to carry out a research project in the summer after their Med 1 or Med 2 year.

 

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