SCHOLARSHIP: 2023 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program, Fully Funded | APPLY NOW

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars initiative offers financing and assistance to scholars so they can expand their networks of collaborators and acquire critical leadership skills.

Global Scholars are researchers from anywhere in the world who have held their first academic post during the past five years.

The organization has been directed by Alan Bernstein, a renowned scientist and inspirational figure, since 2012.

In addition to founding Canada’s official financing body for medical research, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Dr. Bernstein is renowned for his work on cancer.

He was nominated to Canada’s Vaccine Task Force during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide guidance to the Canadian government on COVID-19 vaccine development, testing, and distribution.

The Requirements for participation in the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

The only requirements are that applicants have a PhD (or an equivalent degree) and are no more than five years removed from their first full-time academic post.

The topics of an eligible CIFAR research program must correspond to the academic interests of the scholars.

Be prepared to go to Toronto, Canada, on March 22–24, 2021, for a two-day in-person interview. The CIFAR will pay for all travel expenses.

All countries are eligible.

To be used in (nation): Canada

Type: Fellowship, Research

Unknown number of recipients of the award

Worth of the Program: Every Scholar is given:

A two-year fellowship with a CIFAR research program, a multidisciplinary worldwide network of elite researchers.

Unrestricted research support of $100,000 Canadian

Senior researcher mentoring within a CIFAR research program

Opportunities for peer networking, collaboration, and community building across the research programs of CIFAR.

Two cross-cohort annual meetings, specialized leadership and communication skills training, and assistance in putting those abilities to use.

Program duration: two years

Application Process: They welcome submissions from young investigators who are capable of participating in any of the following CIFAR research initiatives:

Limits, Membership, and Belonging

Mind, Brain, and Consciousness

Subsurface Science & Exploration in Earth 4D

Threats to the Fungal Kingdom and Opportunities

Future of Prosperity: Innovation, Equity, and

Deadline for applications: October 25, 2022, 11:59 p.m. Pacific (UTC -8)

The official website can be accessed for more details.

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