IHSPR Rising Star Award 2020

Timeline and Funding

Application deadline February 12, 2020
Anticipated notification of decision April 21, 2020
Funding per award Up to three $1,000 awards are awarded annually

The CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) is dedicated to supporting graduate students and post-doctoral Fellows and to recognizing the research excellence and knowledge translation initiatives of these emerging health services and policy researchers at an early stage in their career. View the funding opportunity.


  • To recognize the excellence of Canadian research and innovative knowledge translation (KT) initiatives of graduate students (e.g. M.D., M.A., M.Sc. and PhD) and post-doctoral fellows studying health services and policy research;
  • To recognize research and/or KT contributions for which a graduate student or post-doctoral fellow has had primary responsibility;
  • To promote careers in health services and policy research.

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