Research Program Awards support outstanding research programs (new or established) for two years ($120k). Junior Faculty Research Grants support new faculty (<5 years since their first appointment) research projects ($25k). The Wolves’ Den Grant Competition is a live grant competition held at the annual DoS Research Half Day ($20k).
Deadline: February 4, 2019 Deadline: February 4, 2019 Pre-competition Deadline:
October 31, 2018


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TOHAMO Grants - 2017/18 Innovation Fund Competition

2017-18 Innovation Fund Competition – Call for Proposals

TOHAMO is pleased to announce the competition for Year 10 (2017-18) of Innovation Funds. Innovation Funds are awarded to TOHAMO physicians to support the development of new and innovative approaches to healthcare delivery and to provide leadership in the dissemination of new knowledge across the healthcare system.

The current guidelines and documents to assist you with getting started on your submission can be found on the TOHAMO website at or click on the documents below:

1.AHSC AFP Innovation Fund: Framework & Guidelines (June 1, 2017)
2.Project Submission Instructions
3.Submission Documents:

4.Ottawa Methods Centre (OMC) Consultation Criteria

Submission Deadline: Monday, October 16, 2017

Submissions should be emailed to with Innovation Fund Proposal in the subject line. When your submission has been received, you will receive an acknowledgement email.

Questions: Connie Colasante (613) 761-5274 or

Original Posting:

Joan Sealy Trust Fall 2017 Competition

The Joan Sealy Trust is a uOttawa fund created to support translational cancer research, which is to enhance the translation of discovery into improved clinical management of cancer patients.

  • Total Funding Available for All Projects: $200k.
  • Only 1-Year Projects will be considered. Most funded projects are in the $25-$50k range.
  • Previously Funded Projects can be viewed at:
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Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (23:59)

Completed applications:

  • Include a brief CV for each investigator.
  • Indicate the Principal Investigator
  • Submit to:

Queries: Lynn Crosbie (, 613-737-7700 x70343).

DIME Health Professions Education Research Grant 2017/18

The Department of Innovation in Medical Education (DIME) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the DIME Health Professions Education Research Grant 2017/18.

The goal of this research grant is to support projects that involve scholarship in health professions education within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.

The project may involve any aspect relevant to health professions education including, but not limited to:

  • undergraduate
  • postgraduate
  • continuing professional development

Value: The maximum amount that will be provided per project is $20,000.00.

Duration: Projects must not extend beyond a three year period (i.e., December 2020).

Submission Process:

  • Email to with the subject line “DIME grant submission”
  • Deadline: Monday October 23, 2017 at 23:59.

Confirmation of submission will be acknowledged within two business days; please contact the office if you do not receive confirmation within this time period. Late applications, paper submissions and incomplete applications will not be considered. Submissions may be made in either French or English.

For further information: