Application Process

Release Date: September 4, 2019

The call for 2020-2021 CFDHRE grant applications is now closed.

Applications are due by 11:59pm ET, January 31, 2020 to the attention of Juliana Jackson at Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Application Process
To apply, please refer to proposal instructions and document requirements in the application form.

Applicants may wish to consult the reviewers assessment guide in order to better understand how their applications will be evaluated.

Advice on applying for a grant
Guidebook For New Principal Investigators by Canadian Institutes of Health Research
This guidebook is for information purposes only. It has valuable information and advice that is intended for all researchers (new and experienced) who write grant applications in any area of health research, including basic biomedical research, clinical research, the social sciences and the humanities.

Peer Review

Release Date: January 10, 2020

To state your interest in becoming a reviewer to support the current competition, refer to the 2020-2021 peer review recruitment backgrounder. The recruitment deadline is February 21, 2020.

Contact Us

For questions or more information, please contact Juliana Jackson, CFDHRE Program Director, at and check back again for further updates