Merit Awards Program

We are pleased to launch the 2020-2022 Merit Awards Program. These awards aim to support the development of talented investigators and to foster the sustained growth of research capacity in our department. The ultimate goal is to promote discoveries that will improve the lives of our patients.

The Merit Awards Program is designed to fund faculty members at any stages of their careers. Applications are welcomed for all areas of inquiry including preclinical and clinical sciences, education and safety-related research. We seek to support research excellence as judged by standard metrics, such as peer-reviewed publications, external grants, and the development of high-quality investigators and trainees.

Please follow the instructions  to complete your application. We have also included a helpful Guidelines and Best Practices to assist you in the application process.

         Projected Timeline:
                 Launch of Program:End of January 2020
                 Deadline for application submission: End of March 2020
                 Decision to be announced: End of May 2020

Contact Us
For information or questions regarding the application  process, please contact or (416) 978-4306.