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Message from the CIHR President: Final decision on the Foundation Grant program
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2019 New Frontiers Research Fund - Exploration (NFRF)
In the inaugural competition, applications were limited to early career researchers.  This year, researchers at all career stages are invited to apply. English webinars for prospective applicants will be held on Tuesday, July 9th from 11 am - 1 pm and Wednesday, July 17th from 8 - 10 am, Edmonton time. The directors of the NFRF program are anticipating a very high level of interest in the funding opportunity. To ensure all interested researchers are able to participate RSO has booked a classroom in ECHA for July 9th and to be determined for July 17th. Please feel free to participate in the July 9th webinar in room 4-036 ECHA. If you are unable to attend please note the NFRF webinar will be recorded by the tri-agencies and presentations will be available following the session.

Fall 2018 Foundation Competition Deadlines
Anticipated Notice of Decision - Final Assessment Stage: July 16, 2019

Spring 2019 Project Competition Deadlines
July 10, 2019: Anticipated Notice of Decision

Fall 2019 Project Competition Deadlines
Registration deadline: August 14. 2019
Research Services Office internal deadline: 10 am, Tuesday September 3, 2019
Application deadline: September 11, 2019  

Fall 2019 Project Competition Deadlines
Registration deadline: August 14. 2019
Application deadline: September 11, 2019
Anticipated Notice of Decision: January 22, 2020
Funding Start Date: April 1, 2020

Spring 2020 Project Competition Deadlines
Registration deadline: February 5, 2020
Application deadline: March 4, 2020
Anticipated Notice of Decision: July 8, 2020
Funding Start Date: October 1, 2020