CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar program

Posted: May 5, 2017 in Apr-Jun Deadline, Canada, Researcher
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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research offers CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program. The program is a two-year appointment dedicated to support young investigators at a pivotal time in their careers. The selected scholar will become part of a global network of leading researchers pursuing answers to some of the most difficult challenges facing the world today.


  • $100,000 CDN as research support
  • 2 year appointment to a CIFAR research program
  • Specialized leadership and communication skills training


  • Applicants can be from anywhere in the world
  • Applicant must hold a PhD or equivalent degree and be within 5 years of their first full-time academic appointment.
  • Scholars’ research must align with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program.

Eligible programs:

  1. Successful Societies
  2. Institutions, Organizations & Growth
  3. Cosmology & Gravity
  4. Learning in Machines & Brains
  5. Bio-inspired Solar Energy
  6. Quantum Materials
  7. Genetic Networks
  8. Child & Brain Development
  9. Humans & the Microbiome
  10. Molecular Architecture of Life
  11. Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness

How to Apply:

  • Applications to be submitted online through the application system
  • Application must include 3 letters of recommendation from at least one faculty member or equivalent and preferably one non-academic leader.
  • The application will require applicant to answer questions about:
  • the research and how it complements the CIFAR program you would like to join
  • Ideas for collaboration with fellows in the program
  • Applicant’s leadership experience to date
  • Applicant’s engagement with non-academic communities or interest in such engagement
————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Fellowship Level Research awards
Country Canada
Subject areas Natural and Applied Sciences
Fellowship amount $100,000 CDN
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline May 23, 2017


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