Small Grants support research projects of high scientific standard within the research priorities of the Manitoba Gambling Research Program. Through Small Grants, the program aims to:
- Enhance understanding of topics within the Manitoba Gambling Research Program’s research priorities.
- Increase Manitoba-based gambling research.
- Support the development of existing and new researchers in the field of responsible gambling and problem gambling research, and build research capacity in Manitoba universities.
- Support gambling research projects that have practical application.
- Disseminate information and share expertise on gambling research.
The principal investigator must have an appointment with a recognized Canadian university (adjunct, visiting, or other appointments may be eligible). The principal investigator and coinvestigator(s) must demonstrate an appropriate level of research training and experience to carry out the proposed research project. Preference will be given to projects where the principal investigator has an appointment with a Manitoba university. For submissions originating outside of Manitoba to be considered, the project proposal must demonstrate collaboration with a researcher(s) affiliated with a Manitoba university.
- Proposal clearly demonstrates how the research topic fits within the research priority(s) identified.
- The principal investigator has an appointment with a Canadian university, and the sponsoring organization is the Canadian university of the principal investigator.
- The research team includes a researcher affiliated with a Manitoba university.
- Proposal timeline and budget do not exceed the maximums (2 years; $50,000).