Research Grants

2021-2022 Research Grants

Thank you for your interest in our research funding opportunities!

We are now accepting applications for the Breathing as One Research awards. Those who registered should have already received instructions from the OTS/ORCS Coordinator with next steps. If you registered and did not receive a follow-up email, please enquire via societies@lunghealth.ca.

Important dates:

  • January 6th, 2021 Breathing as One research awards launch
  • March 15th, 2021 Registration/intent to apply – now closed
  • April 15th, 2021 Final submissions are due 4:00pm EST
  • July, 2021 (at the latest) Breathing as One research awards are announced

Snapshot:

Overview

The Lung Health Foundation is extremely pleased to be able to funding opportunities to our Ontario Thoracic Society (OTS) and Ontario Respiratory Care Society (ORCS) members. To learn more and become a member of either the OTS or ORCS, please visit https://hcp.lunghealth.ca/ontario-thoracic-society/ for the OTS or https://hcp.lunghealth.ca/respiratory-care-society/ for the ORCS. Membership is FREE for residents and students.

These awards are intended to enable Ontario physicians, basic or clinical scientists and professionals in the health disciplines who are working in the area of respiratory medicine to pursue academic research and study in lung disease. Please contact Natalie Bennett with any questions at societies@lunghealth.ca.

The following funding opportunities with be available for the 2021-2022 cycle:

Breathing as One Awards

Health Disciplines Training Bursary Award – Registration Closed

  • Must be in the area of Lung Health Foundation’s strategic priorities of asthma, COPD, lung cancer, health promotion and prevention (specifically immunization, smoking/vaping prevention or cessation)
  • Maximum of one award per Ontario-based university/institution
  • Focus of these awards is to support health discipline professionals in presenting at national and international conferences and/or taking advantage of relevant training opportunities
  • Open only to those in the Health Disciplines
  • To apply, please review the Guidelines Available Here
  • Register by March 15th, 2021 with your intent to submit
  • Submit final application by April 15th, 2021 (registrants will receive the application link via email)

Young Investigator Research Award – Registration Closed

  • Maximum of one award per Ontario-based university/institution
  • Focus of these awards is to provide investigators, early in their careers, with the support needed to demonstrate their ability to carry out independent research of relevance to respiratory health
  • Open only to applicants recommended by their institutions as having accomplished a significant and innovative piece of work since their initial academic appointment
  • To apply, please review the Guidelines Available Here
  • You will also need to have completed the Letter of Nomination to submit with your registration
  • Register by March 15th, 2021 with your intent to submit
  • Submit final application by April 15th, 2021 (registrants will receive the application link via email)

Breathing Breakthrough Research Award – Open Soon!

Please stayed tuned for the complete and official campaign launch for this award later this spring.
 
The following awards are NOT being offered this funding cycle.
 
  1. Kayla Baker LHF Staff & Volunteer Pediatric Research Award
  2.  Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Research Award

*Applicants will be required to meet additional criteria as they pertain to particular awards which will be specified in the relevant “Guidelines for Application”. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the application is eligible and complete.

If you have any questions related to the research awards, please contact us at societies@lunghealth.ca.

If you would like to learn more about research we have funded currently or in the past, please click below.