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CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Programme for International Researchers



Application Deadline: 5th February 2019

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Programme: Applications are currently ongoing for the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Programme for International Researchers (Fully-funded to Canada). Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Programme Details and FAQs

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help scholars build their research network and develop essential skills to become leaders. Global Scholars are researchers within five years of their first academic appointment from anywhere in the world.

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), a Canadian-based global organization, brings together more than 400 researchers from 16 countries who are pursuing answers to some of the most difficult challenges facing the world. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help early career researchers build networks and essential skills to position them as leaders and agents of change within academia and beyond.

When is the application deadline?

5th February 2019

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

All

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Canada

Fields of Research

In 2019, the eligible programs are:

  • Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness
  • Bio-Inspired Solar Energy
  • Gravity & the Extreme Universe
  • Humans & the Microbiome
  • Molecular Architecture of Life

What is the category of this opportunity?

Research/Grants

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, but must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within five years of their first full-time academic appointment.
  • Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program.
  • Be available to attend a two-day in-person interview* on June 26-27, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. Travel costs will be covered by CIFAR.

What is the value of the program?

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:

  • $100,000 CDN in undesignated research support
  • A two-year appointment to a CIFAR program aligned with their research interests
  • Mentorship from experienced researchers
  • Specialized leadership and communications skills training

What is the duration of the program?

2 years. The term will begin on September 1, 2018.

How to Apply for the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Programme

Applications are submitted online through CIFAR’s application system and must include three letters of recommendation from at least one faculty member or equivalent and preferably one non-academic leader.

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