Current Funding Opportunities

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MSFHR offers opportunities for partner organizations to co-fund research that nurtures talent, advances new treatments and cures, and responds to health system priorities. To explore our current partnership opportunities please visit our partnership pages.


Upcoming funding opportunities

Our 2018 competitions will begin launching this fall.

 Anticipated launch dates:

  • 2018 Convening & Collaborating Competition (September 2017)
  • 2018 Scholar Competition (October 2017)
  • 2018 Health Professional-Investigator Competition (November 2017)
  • 2018 Research Trainee Competition (January 2018)
  • 2018 Innovation to Commercialization Competition (February 2018)

Also launching this fall is the new Implementation Science Team Program (official name to be finalized). Subscribe to Connections or follow us on Twitter for updates on this and all our ongoing funding opportunities.


Ongoing funding programs

Convening & Collaborating (C2) Awards

The MSFHR Convening & Collaborating (C2) Awards build capacity for the development and use of research evidence in practice, policy and further research by promoting knowledge exchange between health researchers and research users.

Health Policy Fellowship

The MSFHR Health Policy Fellowship provides highly qualified candidates at the post-doctoral level with a unique opportunity to contribute their research expertise to the health policy-making process at the provincial government or health authority level.

Health Professional-Investigator

The MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator Program is intended to help decrease the gap between health research and its implementation by supporting health professionals to conduct and apply research relevant to health and/or the health system.

Innovation to Commercialization (I2C)

The MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) Program provides funding support for translational researchers in the health and health services sectors — to advance their discoveries or inventions towards commercialization resulting in products or technologies that improve health outcomes, and enrich the health innovation ecosystem of BC.

Reach Awards

The MSFHR Reach Awards provide funding to support the dissemination and uptake of research evidence to inform and improve further research, practice and policy-making. Each award will help teams of health researchers and research users collaboratively plan and implement dissemination activities, adapting messages and mode of delivery in order to reach audiences who can directly use the knowledge.

Request For Applications: Parent Coaching Intervention Research Project

Applications are sought from teams consisting of researchers partnered with service providers to develop, implement and evaluate evidence-based parent coaching intervention(s) for children aged 15 to 30 months who are at risk of or diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Research Trainee Program

The MSFHR Research Trainee Program is designed to attract, recognize, and support outstanding researchers who have completed a PhD, or are a health professional eligible for a fellowship (or equivalent) program.

Scholar Program

The MSFHR Scholar Program allows early career researchers to establish an independent research career, build a leading research program, and expand their potential to make significant contributions to their field.