Frequently Asked Questions
We’re a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding medical research, operating grants, and supporting hands-on education and training for practising physicians.learn more
Physicians in the province of Ontario can apply for support. Please see our Guidelines for more information.See Grant Recipient Guidelines
In order to receive a grant, you must reside in Ontario and hold a valid medical license.Learn More
You can apply at any time using our online application system: https://www.psifoundation.org/funding-programs/. We have four granting cycles annually, and applicants will generally receive their results within six months of submission. Please see application procedures for more information.Funding Programs
Our Grants Committee will consider your application within six months of submission, and we work to release all funding decisions within 10 business days of the internal review committee meeting date.
We will send a grant award letter or a decline notification via the email listed on your application. Results are also posted on the website.
All applications are made available using our online application system.
Exceptions: See specific details about submissions for the PSI Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship, PSI Research Trainee Award, and PSI Mid-Career Knoweldge Translation FellowshipSee Online Application System Details for other submissions
Each CV is to be made up of two components. The first component should include all relevant information such as education, hospital/academic appointments, committees, etc. The second component is to be a list of major accomplishments (e.g. publications, presentations, grants received, awards, etc.) that directly apply to this application. Maximum 5 pages for entire CV.
The Grant Administrator is the individual from the sponsoring institution’s research finance office who will receive and administer the funds, and ensure the institution follows the Foundation’s financial criteria.
Your proposed start date should be at least 6 months after submission as you will generally receive a funding decision within 6 months. For example, an application received in March 2022 should have a start date no earlier than September 2022.
No, an individual cannot be paid personnel and also be named as a principal investigator/applicant, co-investigator, or collaborator.
No, a resident or student cannot be named as a co-PI, co-investigator, or collaborator.
No, a resident cannot be a paid personnel on a PSI grant.
The grant offer letter will outline required documentation before any funds can be released. Upon receiving the required documents, we will release funds to the sponsoring institution indicated on the application.
The Foundation requires a final accounting statement from the sponsoring institution, a completed online Final Report form submitted via PSI’s Online Grants Management System, and PDF copies of all publications resulting from your grant.
Please call our office at (416) 226-6323 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Contact us
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