Welcome to the Parkinson Canada Research Application Site

The Parkinson Canada Research Program funds research into the cure, cause, progression, improved treatment and/or understanding of Parkinson's disease, related disorders including Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), other Parkinson's conditions and the impact these diseases have on society.

Pilot Project GrantsThis program intends to foster novel, high-potential projects and ideas with a trajectory for major grants with larger granting institutions. 
Up to $75,000 (1-year term)
New Investigator Awards: For junior faculty in a Canadian university in first 5 years of their career as a research scientist in Canada
$45,000/year (3-year term)

Postdoctoral Research FellowshipsA research fellowship for applicants with a doctorate (PhD or MD) who are primarily focused on conducting research into Parkinson's Disease.
 $45,000/year (2-year term)

Clinical Movement Disorders Fellowships: A training award to encourage young clinicians to enter in into clinical training in the Movement Disorders subspecialty.
 $75,000/year (1-year term)

Clinician Scientist Research Fellowships: A research fellowship award to support applicants conducting significant research into Parkinson's Disease while concurrently undergoing a clinical training program.
 $50,000/year (residents) or $75,000/year (clinical fellows); 2-year term

Graduate Student Awards: An award for applicants pursuing a PhD program and conducting research related to Parkinson's Disease.
  $20,000/year (2-year term) 

How to apply

1.   To create an application, an SMApply account is required.
 2.   Register or Log In.
 3.   Once you have logged in, click on the “View Awards” button and you will be directed to a menu of available awards.
 4.   Click on the "Apply Now" button beside the appropriate application.  
 5.   Complete the forms and requests and click “submit”

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