CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program supports exceptional early-career researchers with funding, mentorship, a global network, and professional skills development.

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. In 2024-2026, the CIFAR research programs accepting applications are:

Note: Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to apply

For more information and the application process, please visit the CIFAR website.

Agency Name: 
Contact Name: 
Esther Ekpe Adewuyi
Grant Amount: 
Each CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar receives: • $100,000 CAD in unrestricted research support • A two-year term of collaboration and mentorship in an interdisciplinary CIFAR research program, a global network of leading researchers • Membership in a community of outstanding peers from diverse disciplines • Training to strengthen leadership and communication skills, and support to build influence and make an impact
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Monday, October 30, 2023
Internal Deadline: 
Monday, October 16, 2023
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Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Social Science
Fine Arts
Grant Eligibility: