Competition Schedule

DMRF Health Influencers Grant

Due Date ~ Monday, October 4th, 2021 (4:00pm)

We are proud to introduce the inaugural DMRF Health Influencers Grant. This grant has been supported by a group of individuals across the Maritimes who have collectively raised $50,000 to provide funding that supports programs focused on making a meaningful impact on the development of mental health research and resources for Atlantic Canadians. 

DMRF Breaking Barriers Grant

Due Date ~ Monday, September 20, 2021 (4:00pm)
One grant of $25,000 over two years to foster and develop knowledge, capactiy, and programs that address the health disparities faces by the 2SLGBTQ+ communities in Nova Scotia and assist in the efforts to overcome them. 

DMRF Capital Equipment Grants - TIPS

Due Date ~ Friday, October 22,  2021 (4:00pm)
Grants up to a maximum of $30,000 are normally available.  Applications for research equipment from investigators in the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry and Faculty of Health will be judged on the basis of scientific merit, impact on the research program and perceived need.  

DMRF Picchione Visiting Scholar Programme - Fall Competition

Due Date ~ Monday, October 18, 2021 (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 18, 2021 (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 Frank and Debbi Sobey Lectureship

Due Date ~ Monday, October 18, 2021 (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.  Please note that there is a rotation in the area of research.  This year's area of research is CARDIOVASCULAR.

DMRF Picchione Visiting Scholar Programme - Spring Competition

Due Date ~ Monday, February 21, 2021
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 21, 2022 (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, 2021 and March 31, 2022.  

DMRF Kathryn A. Weldon Travel Awards

Due Date ~ Monday, February 21, 2022 (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 / DMNB AEMA Award

Due Date ~ on or before February 28th
Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation supports Emergency and Critical Care Award in Emergency Medical Innovation by providing $1,250 annually.  The award is available to a DMNB Medical Student, a Dalhousie Medicine Resident based in New Brunswick, or other New Brunswick based health care professional working with a Dalhousie Faculty member, e.g., a nurse researcher.

DMRF Dr. J. Donald Hatcher Research Prize

Due Date ~ Monday, March 28, 2022 (4:00pm)
For fourth-year medical students, this $2,000 prize recognizes medical research excellence in work undertaken during undergraduate medical training.

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.