The WHRI has small seed grants available to assist with the development and conduct of pilot studies. See below for our grant schedule.

Women’s Health Research Institute Genomic Medicine Clinician Scientist Salary Award

The Women’s Health Research Institute, in partnership with the BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Foundation, is pleased to announce the Genomic Medicine Clinician Scientist Salary Award. This $150,000 award will enable a geneticist to become an independent clinician scientist who leads a world-class genomic medicine research program at the BC Women’s Hospital.

Deadline: September 30, 2017 (4:00pm)

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2017 Women’s Health Research Institute Catalyst Grants

The Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI), in partnership with the BC Women ‘s Hospital + Health Centre Foundation, is pleased to announce a Catalyst Grant competition for the advancement of knowledge in women’s health. A total of three awards will be awarded at $25,000 each. These Pilot Grants are an open competition with respect to funding a project in women’s health. However, priority will be given to themes identified within the WHRI and to projects that include Indigenous Groups. Awards are open to BC researchers at a university or research hospital setting, but candidates must be a member of the WHRI. Eligible researchers include post-doctoral fellows, research associates, clinician scientists and professors

Deadline: July 7, 2017 (4:00pm)

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Sue Harris Grant: 2017

  • Family Practice physician or resident
  • To support family practice research related to women’s health
Deadline: March 4th 2017 @ 4pm

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Sue Harris Family Practice Knowledge Dissemination Grant

  • Family physician who is a new investigator and who has completed a research study and wishes to have it published in a peer reviewed journal
  • A past winner of the Sue Harris Family Practice Research Grant requesting funding to support the publication of findings from that project
Deadline: none

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