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Research funding for CRHP members

The Canadian Lung Association offers grants and fellowships funding to members of the Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals (CRHP). If you're not a CRHP member, or if your membership has lapsed, renew or join the CRHP now to be eligible for this funding.

National Respiratory Research Strategy

The CRHP, the Canadian Thoracic Society and The Lung Association are collaborating on the implementation of the National Respiratory Research Strategy.

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CompetitionDeadline
Research GrantsRegistration: January 10, 2014
Applications: February 14, 2014 at 4:30pm Eastern Time
Research FellowshipsRegistration: January 10, 2014
Applications: January 31, 2014 at 4:30pm Eastern Time
Knowledge Translation AwardWill not be available this year. Please check again in June 2014.
Regional Respiratory Health Education WorkshopsWill not be available this year. Please check again in June 2014.

Application process for the CRHP Research Awards:

  • Ensure you are a CRHP member in good standing
  • Read and complete the instructions, application forms, and checklists
  • Submit electronic application via Fluid Review
  • Submit original application via postal mail to Ms. Michelle McEvoy, at the address below
Research Grants

Registration: January 10, 2014
Applications: February 14, 2014 at 4:30pm Eastern Time

DescriptionEligibilityForms
Offers research grants of up to $25,000 to respiratory health professionals who are members of the CRHP.
  1. A Canadian citizen, permanent Canadian resident or landed immigrant (these awards are normally held at Canadian institutions);
  2. A respiratory health professional and member of the CRHP (MDs are not eligible for CRHP grant support as a Principal Investigator);
  3. Affiliated with a health care organization, an educational institution or any other Canadian institution that can manage funds in the approved way; and
  4. Pursuing a research study with respiratory health as the major focus.

Registration
To register go to: http://crhp.fluidreview.com. Sign into your account and fill in registration form.

Apply for Funding

Progress Report
Fellowships

Deadline: Registration: January 10, 2014
Applications: January 31, 2014 at 4:30pm Eastern Time

DescriptionEligibilityForms
Offers fellowships to respiratory health professionals who are members of the CRHP for graduate study at the masters, or doctoral level.
  • Full-time students: up to $10,000
  • Part-time students: up to $5,000
  1. A Canadian citizen, permanent Canadian resident or landed immigrant. These awards are normally held at Canadian institutions;
  2. A respiratory health professional and member of the CRHP (MDs are not eligible for CRHP fellowship support);
  3. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate (thesis based) program at the Masters or Doctoral level during the funding period (September 2014 – August 2015). Individuals who have applied to a graduate program but have not received acceptance may apply for a Fellowship. The award, however, will be conditional on acceptance into the program.

Registration
To register go to: http://crhp.fluidreview.com. Sign into your account and fill in registration form.

Apply for Funding

Progress Report

Knowledge Translation Award

Deadline: Will not be available this year. Please check again in June 2014.

DescriptionEligibilityForms
The Knowledge Translation award program is a new initiative of the CLA designed to facilitate the dissemination of knowledge related to respiratory health. The Canadian Lung Association (CLA) offers Knowledge Translation awards of up to $3,000 to respiratory health professionals who are members of the CRHP (MDs are not eligible for CRHP knowledge translation award support). Applications eligible for this award may include applied or clinical research using quantitative or qualitative methodologies, development of KT tools, systematic reviews, website development, etc. 1. A Canadian citizen, permanent Canadian resident or landed immigrant. These awards are normally held at Canadian institutions.

2. A respiratory health professional and member of the CRHP (MDs are not eligible).

3. Affiliated with a health care organization, an educational institution or Canadian institution in good standing

4. Disseminating the results of a research project or practice improvement initiative with respiratory health as the major focus.

NOTE: Applications for workshops will not be considered for funding through the Knowledge Translation Awards competition. All applicants requesting workshop funding must apply through the CRHP Regional Respiratory Health Education Workshops competition.


Regional Respiratory Health Education Workshops

Deadline: Will not be available this year. Please check again in June 2014.

DescriptionEligibilityForms
Up to $2,500 is available to members with an interest in developing, planning and delivering a workshop or conference with a focus on respiratory health. The audience may be health professionals or the general public. A respiratory health professional and member of the CRHP

For more information on all research funding opportunities, contact:

Michelle McEvoy
Manager, National Research Programs
The Lung Association - National Office
1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 300
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
Tel: (613) 569-6411 x 262
Fax: (613) 569-8860
research@lung.ca