FAQ

  1. What are the eligibility criteria?

    In order to be eligible to apply for the Pfizer Psychiatry Research Awards Program you must meet the following criteria:

    • You are an M.D., Ph.D. or Pharm.D.
    • You are a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant with permanent Canadian residence
    • You are not receiving funding from other pharmaceutical industry for the research proposal that is being submitted
    • You are not receiving additional funding from the CIHR or other peer-reviewed Canadian Funding agencies overlapping the scope of the research proposal that is being submitted.
    • You are affiliated with a Canadian academic or medical institution (e.g., hospital, university) and plan to conduct research in Canada.
  2. Can an exception be made for certain applicants regarding the eligibility criteria for the Pfizer Psychiatry Research Awards Program?

    The eligibility requirements have been carefully designed to attract proposals within predetermined areas of Research. In keeping with the purpose and intention of the Pfizer Psychiatry Research Awards Program, applicants must meet all the criteria in order to be considered for the grant. Submissions outside these parameters will not be considered.

  3. Is Canadian citizenship required in order to apply for Pfizer Psychiatry Research Awards Program?

    An applicant for a Pfizer Psychiatry Research Awards Program grant must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of Canada; have been lawfully admitted to the Canada for permanent residence and have a permanent visa; or have legally declared intent to become a citizen and provide appropriate documentation with his or her application. Visiting scientists are not eligible.

  4. How do I know that my application has been received?

    Once your application has been entered and verified, you will receive a notification that your application has been received.

  5. When will I be informed if my application has been approved or declined?

    Research grant recipients will be announced early in the year of 2016.

  6. Who can I contact to inquire about the status of my application?

    For more information about the Pfizer Psychiatry Research Awards Program, please write to [email protected]

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