2023 Terry Fox New Investigator Award

Registration of Intent Deadline: June 30th, 2022

For full details and information on how to apply visit https://www.tfri.ca/funding-opportunities/funding-programs/program/new-investigator-program


To support outstanding new researchers as they develop their careers as independent research scientists or clinician scientists to undertake high-quality cancer research, while in close collaboration and mentorship with Canadian cancer research groups.

Scope of the Program

Support under this Request for Applications (RFA) is targeted at high-quality biomedical, clinical and/or translational research, providing information that may form the basis of innovative cancer prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment. The TFRI is looking for outstanding investigators to be mentored by two or more senior investigators of an established Canadian research group which may be funded by any combination of Federal, Provincial, or private research grants.

Support Offered

Awards of up to $150,000 per annum are tenable for three years and provide:

  • Research expenses, including research staff, consumables, and equipment
  • Travel and accommodation for scientifically justified visits


Visit https://www.tfri.ca/funding-opportunities/funding-programs/program/new-investigator-program for more details

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