CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program 2019 for Early Career Researchers (Funded to Toronto, Canada & CDN $100,000 in Funding)

Application Deadline: February 5, 2019. 

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help Scholars build their network and develop essential skills to become the next generation of research leaders. Researchers within the first five years of a full-time academic position from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply.

CIFAR invites exceptional early career researchers to participate in CIFAR’s network of nearly 400 researchers from over 16 countries, who together are pursuing answers to some of the most complex challenges facing the world today. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding, skills training, mentorship, and opportunities to collaborate with outstanding colleagues from diverse disciplines, positioning scholars as research leaders and agents of change.


Applicants can be from anywhere in the world, must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within the first five years of a full-time academic position. Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program. See the detailed program overview for full eligibility requirements.

NOTE: Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to apply.


CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:

  •   $100,000 CAD in unrestricted research support
  •   A two-year term in a CIFAR research program, a global network of top-tier research leaders. Learn what it’s like to be a CIFAR Fellow
  •   Opportunities to network, collaborate and form a community with colleagues from diverse disciplines
  •   Mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program
  •   Specialized leadership and communication skills training, and support to put their skills into action

How to apply

All applications are submitted through an online application portal and must include two letters of reference.  See detailed overview of the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program for more information. Submit an application now

The 2019 Call for Applications opens on December 3, 2018. The deadline for applications is February 5, 2019. 

Please contact us with any questions.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program 2019



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