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CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program(Receive-$100,000)

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program(Receive-$100,000) in Canada

Partially Funded
Country: Canada
City: Toronto
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The applications for the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program 2020 have opened. Interested candidates can apply until February 5, 2020. The program supports exceptional early-career researchers with funding, mentorship, a global network, and professional skills development.


The candidates must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

  • The candidates can be based anywhere in the world.
  • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) and be within the first five years of starting a full-time research position at an institution of higher education or research.
  • Also, scholars’ research interests must complement or contribute to the themes and goals of an eligible CIFAR research program.
  • In 2020, the CIFAR research programs eligible to accept applications are
  • Child & Brain Development   
  •  Learning in Machines & Brains
  •  Quantum Information Science as well as Quantum Materials


The selected candidates will receive the following advantages from the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

  • A two-year term in a CIFAR research program, a global, interdisciplinary network of top-tier research leaders.
  • $100,000 CAD in unrestricted research support
  • Also, mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program
  • In addition to that, opportunities to network, collaborate and form a community with peers from diverse disciplines across CIFAR’s research programs
  • Furthermore, specialized leadership and communication skills training and support to put their skills into action, through participation in two cross-cohort annual meetings.


The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides:

Interdisciplinary Interactions

  • CIFAR helps early-career researchers think and work outside their silos by facilitating dialogue between diverse disciplines and immersing them in our research programs for a truly enriching experience.

Leadership Development

  • In addition to that, CIFAR designs one-on-one and peer-group training opportunities on themes related to the leadership development needs of Global Scholars.
Engagement in Global Communities
  • Furthermore, CIFAR provides early-career researchers opportunities to refine the skills they develop, interacting with leaders both within and outside of academia.

For further details, visit the official page.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Open toResearchers
Contact the organizerhttps://www.cifar.ca/



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