Funding Opportunities

Hypertension Canada is pleased to announce two new grant awards to support important hypertension research. Visit this page frequently for news and updates!

Hypertension Canada Planning Grants

The Hypertension Canada Planning Grant Awards provide initial support to research groups/teams for planning and meeting to pursue hypertension research.  Hypertension Canada is committed to building capacity for hypertension research in Canada through synergies and collaboration of researchers.  This award may fund meetings for:

  • Establishing a research team
  • Developing tools for data management and research oversight
  • Development of a trial design or experimental research designs 
  • Finalization of the protocol
  • Pilot studies or collection of feasibility data for subsequent research projects

Award Details:

  1. $10,000 research grant awarded
  2.  All meetings to be held at the 2016 Canadian Hypertension Congress meeting.

Timelines:

  1. Application deadline:  August 1, 2016
  2. Anticipated Notice of Decision:  September 1, 2016
  3. Funding start date:  October 15, 2016

Click here to download the application.

Hypertension Canada New Investigator Award

Hypertension Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the Hypertension Canada New Investigator Awards (HCNIA).  Hypertension Canada is committed to building capacity for hypertension research in Canada through supporting and mentoring early stage faculty. 

The HCNIA award is a seed grant award to support research programs in hypertension for new investigators at Canadian Universities. This award is intended to help accelerate research productivity to optimally position the candidate for obtaining major funding awards from national funding bodies.

Award Details:

  1. $50,000 research seed grant awarded per year for a maximum of 2 years
  2. Awardee must complete a final report at the conclusion of the 2-year funding
  3. Awardee must submit an abstract at annual Canadian Hypertension Congress meeting each year (travel stipend, accommodation and complimentary registration provided)

Timelines:

  1. Application deadline:  August 1, 2016
  2. Anticipated notice of decision:  September 1, 2016
  3. Funding start date:  October 15, 2016

Click here to download the application.

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