The New Investigator (NI) program is a salary award to support new investigators who have demonstrated excellence in their doctoral and post-doctoral training and wish to establish their own independent research career. Salary awards provide an added incentive for researchers to continue or begin their program of cardiovascular or cerebrovascular research within Canada.
Applicants are rerquired to pre-register by July 29, 2021, using the pre-registration link. One pre-registered, additional details will be released to the Applicant the week of August 9, 2021.
Applicants are required to identify aminimum of one mentor and describe, in a co-signed one-page letter, both the mentorship approach for the first year of the award and provide a three-year mentorship plan. Note that Heart & Stroke employees cannot act in this formal mentorship role.