The New Brunswick Health Research Foundation and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick are pleased to offer the following opportunity:
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick in collaboration with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation call for cardiovascular research proposals.
These endowment are aimed at building research capacity in New Brunswick within the four pillars: 1 – biomedical, 2 – clinical, 3 – health system services and 4 – population health. There will 2 awards of $40,000 for applications that will benefit the understanding or treatment of cardiovascular disease. Applicants must be based within a New Brunswick university or hospital institution.
Application deadline: April 12, 2021
Applicants must apply through the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick process:
Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick Requirements
Health researchers are invited to submit (By email at
1. A brief summary (maximum 2 pages) of the proposed research, plus a separate
page of references (1 page maximum) of the proposed research project identifying
the research pillar.
2. In addition please answer the following questions (maximum 2 pages):
a. How will the proposed research improve our understanding, prevention, treatment, or management of cardiovascular and stroke health in New Brunswick?
b. How does this project integrate into your existing general research program?
c. How has your research experience of the last 5 years prepared you to complete this research successfully?
d. How might you leverage the proposed research into further long-term research funding?
NBHRF Requirements and Common CV
Applicants are to advise NBHRF by email at
of submission of their application, and attach to the email the documentation submitted to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.
A completed Common CV must be created (and/or updated) in the Canadian Common CV system using the template entitled "NBHRF Template" for the applicant as part of the application process. Using the CV Funding option, select Funding Source NBHRF, and then select CV Type NBHRF Template. This is the version that must be sent to NBHRF by email. (
Please note that a “Draft” CCV will not be accepted as part of your application. Please ensure that you email the correct version of your CCV in your NBHRF application.
The peer review process of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick will be utilized to assess the merit of applications submitted to the program. Notification letters will be issued by Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.
Grant Recipients are required to submit a Final Report within 90 days of the project end date by completing the NBHRF final report form found by logging into your NBHRF account. The signed financial statement from the institution and a summary project report must be attached in the “Final Report Attachments” section.
All fields of the report form must be completed accurately. If information is missing or incorrect, the report will be rejected and recipients will be instructed to redo it.
The grant recipient will receive an automated email confirming submission of the report. The grant recipient will also receive an email from the NBHRF Program Director indicating whether or not the final report is complete and accepted. If it is not complete, appropriate actions will be arranged.
Recipients who do not submit a final report or any other required documentation will be ineligible for future NBHRF research funding.
For additional information or questions please contact:
New Brunswick Health Research Foundation
Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick
580 Main Street, Suite B210, Saint John, NB E2K 1J5
506 634-1620 | 1-800 663-3600