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June 28, 2019

Call for Proposals: 2020 Gairdner Quebec Symposium

International Health Science Symposium Competition

We invite applications for our annual Gairdner Quebec Symposium Grant.

Deadline:  Friday, September 6, 2019

Winning proposal will receive $25,000 CAD, communications assistance, and planning support from the Gairdner Foundation.

We encourage applicants to include prominent international scientists, student outreach, public lectures and innovative programming. Partnerships between institutions or organizations are welcomed if beneficial to the overall program.

Organizational Guidelines:

  • The Symposium must take place in the 2020 calendar year in the province of Quebec.
  • The Symposium must be at least one full day in length.
  • The Symposium must highlight an area of biomedical research with current importance and advances.

To be considered for this grant, please complete the Symposium Planning and Symposium Budget form available below and submit to Sarah Devonshire at sarah@gairdner.org  by Friday, September 6, 2019.

Download application in English

Download application in French

The winning submission will be notified by Friday, September 20, 2019 and will be announced publicly during the opening remarks at this year’s Gairdner Quebec Symposium on Monday, September 23, 2019.

To learn more about this year’s selected symposium, please visit their website HERE.