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Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize

The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research, established in 2015, is awarded annually to recognize and support Canadian early-career researchers with a focus in the area of mental health. The annual national Prize provides funding to outstanding early-career researchers who are affiliated with a Canadian academic or clinical research institution in the field of mental health, to encourage them to continue to pursue their interests in Canada. The Prize is a $100,000 grant, unrestricted, to be used at the recipient’s sole discretion for personal support, research operations and/or research equipment.






Eligibility

Eligible candidates shall be:

  1. Early career researchers (normally should not be older than 45 years of age, independent of years of post-training) who are Canadian citizens or have landed immigrant status in Canada and are currently residing in Canada;
  2. Affiliated with a Canadian academic or clinical research institution;
  3. Researchers that hold an M.D. (or equivalent) and/or a PhD

Nomination Process

A completed nomination will consist of the following:

  1. A completed and signed nomination form;
  2. A cover letter;
  3. 1000 word summary of the nominee's research;
  4. A current Canadian Common CV (required format), including an up-to-date list of publications;
  5. Three signed letters of support;
  6. Copy of the nominee's Web of Science h-index and Citation Report;
  7. Confirmation that the applicant is a Canadian citizen or has landed immigrant status in Canada

The final nomination must be submitted as one .pdf file and emailed to research.awards@theroyal.ca

Please title your attachment as indicated: Last Name_First Name RMG Prize Application.pdf

Deadline

The final submission deadline is July 15, 2017 .

Contact

Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Danelle D'Alvise, Prizes & Awards Manager in the Office of the Vice-President, Research regarding this award and the nomination process.

e: t: 905-525-9140 extension 27419

Sponsor's Web Site:
http://www.theroyal.ca/research/about-imhr/the-royal-mach-gaensslen-prize-for-mental-health-research/