Grant Assist Program


Workshop: Selecting a Peer Review Committee, Providing Keywords & Preparing a Summary for your CIHR Project Application
Join us to hear from Dr. Michael Schultz who participated in the CIHR Fall 2017 Project Competition as Scientific Officer, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology B Panel. He will discuss problems with and strategies for:

  1. selecting an appropriate peer review committee
  2. ensuring that your registration abstract demonstrates why your application is appropriate for the peer review committee selected along with the grant assignment process at CIHR
  3. providing key words and shaping summaries to best fit their important roles in the peer review process

Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 1-040 Li Ka Shing Centre for Innovation Research (Oborowsky Degner Seminar Hall)

Clarification on Funding Rates for each of the Fall 2017 Project Peer Review Committees

On March 7, 2018, CIHR posted additional information and data slides clarifying the Fall 2017 project grant results, explaining why each of the PRCs have slightly different funding rates. (Updated 11Mar2018)

Start Now & Vision your Fall 2018 Project Application

Contact Joanne Simala at for more information or to sign up for your Concept Discussion (meetings in April 2018) and Internal Review (meetings in June 2018).

Ideas for New Fall 2018 Project Competition Supports?

We would like to hear from you! Email Joanne Simala at

Spring 2018 Project Competition Timeline

Anticipated Notice of Decision: July 10, 2018
Funding Start Date: October 1, 2018 (Updated Sept 18, 2017)