How to apply

Welcome to the 2020 Research Competition!

2020 ASRP Guidelines
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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: 09/16/2019