Application Deadline: October 27, 2021 (11:59 pm PDT).
Expand your network, collaborate across disciplines, and explore cutting-edge ideas with unrestricted research support. Join our community of international researchers addressing the most important questions facing science and humanity. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program recruits new members annually, for a two-year term.
- 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.
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.
CIFAR invite applications from early-career research leaders who can engage with any of the following CIFAR research programs:
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars are provided research funding and participate in a CIFAR research program over a two-year term. The term will begin on April 1, 2022 and end on March 31, 2024. At the end of the term, Scholars retain the title ‘CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar’ and are encouraged to remain connected to CIFAR through CIFAR’s Next Generation Initiatives and research programs
The time span from application deadline to final selection is about five months.
Successful candidates will become CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars for a two-year term, beginning on April 1, 2022.
September 1, 2021
Call for applications opens.
October 27, 2021
Application deadline 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7)
By January 25, 2022
Shortlisted finalists are notified and invited to attend a virtual interview. All other applicants will be notified after the finalists have confirmed their attendance.
March 21-23, 2022
The Selection Committee interviews the shortlisted finalists via Zoom.
By March 31, 2022
Finalists are notified of the competition results.
Virtual orientation meeting for the new cohort.
CIFAR publicly announces the 2022 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars.
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars annual meeting with special all-cohort assembly.
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