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CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program for Early-Career Researchers in Canada 2022

CIFAR invites applications for the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program for Early-career Researchers in Canada for the 2021/22 academic session.

It invites exceptional early-career researchers from across the natural, biomedical
and social sciences and the humanities to join one of its interdisciplinary research
programs that address some of the most important questions facing science and
humanity. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program accelerates the development
of the next generation of research leaders and positions them to heighten their impact
in academia and beyond.

Worth of Award

  • A two-year term in a CIFAR research program, a global, interdisciplinary network of top-tier research leaders.
  • $100,000 CAD in unrestricted research support.
  • Mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program.
  • Opportunities to network, collaborate, and form a community with peers from diverse disciplines across CIFAR’s research programs.
  • Specialized leadership and communication skills training and support to put your skills into action.


  • Applicants may be based anywhere in the world, must hold a PhD (or equivalent), and be within the first five years of starting a full-time research position at an institution of higher education or research.
  • Scholars’ research interests must complement or contribute to the themes and goals of an eligible CIFAR research program.

NOTE: Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply


All applications should be made online via the official website.

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Deadline: Applications for the 2022 – 2024 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program are open until October 27, 2021 (11:59 pm PDT).


Click here for more details and to apply