Alzheimer Society Research Program- Doctoral

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (November 1, 2023)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Amount: $43,000 per year

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science


  • School of Graduate Studies

The ASRP provides grants and awards to support Canadian studies that promise new insights into causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

With an aim to support research that will improve the lives of those with lived experience, the ASRP invites applicants from all disciplines to apply. Eligible proposals may be cross-cutting or interdisciplinary in nature. Priority will be given to applications that will have a significant impact on the lives of those living with dementia and their caregivers.


An opportunity for promising individuals, pursuing a PhD, to begin the process of becoming future independent investigators in the field of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias


  • Doctoral $43,000 per year for up to 3 years


  • Within first 18 months of a full-time doctoral program

Key Dates

  • Launch of Proof of Concept, Letter of Intent (LOI) process June 7 2023, 8 am EDT
  • Proof of Concept LOI deadline July 17 2023, 8 am EDT
  • Launch of Competition September 8 2023, 5 pm EDT
  • Internal Deadline: November 1, 2023
    • NOTE:  you require institutional signatures.  Please email your application with the blank signature page to the Graduate Awards office and the necessary signatures can be obtain for you.
  • Application Deadline November 3 2023 5 pm EDT
  • Results Announced Spring 2024
  • Commencement of Funding  July 2024

For further information and instructions visit the Alzheimer Society Research Program website.