How to apply

Thank you to all who applied to the 2020 Research Competition! Applications are now closed. Please check back in the spring for the announcement of funding results.

2020 ASRP Guidelines
Tips for trainees
Key dates:
Launch of competition September 9, 2019   
Application deadline  November 8, 2019, 11:59 pm ET
Results announced May 2020
Commencement of funding July 2020

Funding information

Doctoral Awards provide an opportunity for promising individuals, pursuing a PhD, to begin the process of becoming future independent investigators in the field of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

  • Amount: $66,000
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Within 18 months of starting PhD program

Postdoctoral Awards are for graduates with a PhD or MD who wish to gain additional research experience within an established research environment.

  • Amount: $100,000
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Within 18 months of obtaining their PhD degree

New Investigator Operating Grants are designed to help launch the careers of outstanding researchers who are within the first 4 years of their initial academic appointment

  • Amount: $200,000
  • Duration: Up to 4 years
  • Eligibility: Within the first 4 years of initial faculty position

Proof of Concept Grants are designed to fund established researchers in conducting innovative, high-risk and high-reward approaches to dementia research. Please do not submit existing hypotheses.

  • Amount: $100,000
  • Duration: Up to 5 years
  • Eligibility: Principal investigators must hold a faculty position at a Canadian Institution

Last Updated: 11/12/2019