AHS | NRV SCN Seed Grant Program

The Neurosciences, Rehabilitation& Vision Strategic Clinical Network (NRV SCNTM) is very pleased to announce the 2022 Seed Grant funding competition. One (1) awards of up to $10,000 will be offered. Projects should address elements of the NRV SCN Transformational Roadmap, which includes improvements to clinical practice through innovation, implementation and evaluation of integrated and transitional care pathways, evaluation of novel treatment quality and efficacy, improvements to health service delivery, primary prevention strategies and advancing patient engagement and informed decision-making across the clinical landscape


  • The Principal Investigator must have affiliation with one of Alberta’s academic institutions, but front-line clinicians are welcomed and encouraged to act as co-investigators.
  • Project area of research will include one or more of three themes of health research: clinical, health services, and/or population and public health.
  • Proposals should focus on the creation and application of knowledge across the  continuum, including:
    • Improvements to clinical practice
    • Integration of care
    • Contributions to new evidence for clinical decision-making
    • Improvements to access, prevention strategies related to neuroscience, rehabilitation, or vision-related conditions across the lifespan
  • The Principal Investigator may only hold a single active seed grant from the NRV SCN but may be a collaborator on other proposals. One PI from the Co-PI team will hold the funds.
  • A member of the research team must be affiliated with AHS (NRV SCN research  community).
  • NRV SCN leadership are not eligible to hold seed grants.
  • Funding is a one-time investment (non-renewable).

January 31, 2022: Applications Due
March 31, 2022: Notification of awards

See Full Eligibility & Application Details

Agency Name: 
Alberta Health Services
Contact Name: 
Grant Amount: 
4 awards up to $8,000
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Monday, January 31, 2022
Internal Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Grant Eligibility: