The Parkinson Society Canada/New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (PSC/NBHRF) Awards

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Requirements Guide

The New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Parkinson Society Canada (PSC) are pleased to offer the following opportunities: 

THE PARKINSON SOCIETY CANADA MASTER, DOCTORAL, POST DOCTORAL AND MEDICAL STUDENTSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS SUPPORTED BY THE NBHRF AND PSC

These Programs are intended to support research related to Parkinson’s Disease. The PSC welcomes applications that are for biomedical research in areas relevant to the cure, cause, prevention, improved treatment and/or understanding of Parkinson’s disease.   

Master (MSc) Awards 

Master awards of $15,000/year for 2 years are offered to qualified researchers who are undertaking biomedical research related to Parkinson’s Disease in the province of New Brunswick.

 Doctoral (PhD) Awards 

Doctoral awards of $15,000/year for 2 years are offered to qualified researchers who are undertaking biomedical research related to Parkinson’s Disease in the province of New Brunswick

Post-Doctoral Fellowships  - PhD Candidates

Fellowships of $40,000/year for 2 years are offered to qualified researchers who are undertaking biomedical research related to Parkinson’s Disease in the province of New Brunswick

Fellowships – Medical Doctor (MD) Candidates 

Fellowships of $50,000/year for 2 years are offered to qualified researchers who are undertaking biomedical research related to Parkinson’s Disease in the province of New Brunswick

Eligibility  

To be eligible, the applicant:

  • Must have an academic or research appointment which allows the individual to pursue the proposed research project 
  • Must conduct research within a New Brunswick institution
  • Must engage in independent research activities for the entire duration of the funding 

Application Process

Candidates must apply to the PSC regular research awards competitions and select NBHRF as a partner from the list of PSC awards offered in partnership.    The NBHRF/PSC will co-fund all applications that have met both scientific meritorious and financial cut-off requirements and will work with institutions in New Brunswick to administer awards.   

Application Instructions At-A-Glance

1. Complete the regular PSC grant application via the PSC website

Applicants will be required to meet the eligibility requirements of and follow the PSC grant application process as outlined on the PSC website at     www.parkinson.ca .   PSC will send copies of New Brunswick applications to NBHRF.

Application deadlines vary by award category.  Specific details are outlined on the PSC website.   

Review

PSC’s normal peer review process will be utilized to assess the merit of applications submitted to the program.  Notification letters will be issued by PSC. 

Final Report

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.    

If the project has been funded by a national agency, a copy of the agency's final report must also be included with the final report submission. Also please submit the financial statement for this account from your institution’s financial services department.  It must be uploaded as an attachment using the “Browse” button on the form.