CIHR Fall 2019 Project Grant timelines and procedures


Please see below for important dates/procedures and required documents.


Important Dates & Procedures:

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 – Register for Project Grant via ResearchNet

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 12 pm – Submit application package to the Department Administration Office, attention Vicky Yau ( ), for Department review & approval. After Department has reviewed and signed, your application package will be taken to Faculty of Medicine Dean’s office for Faculty approval.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 – Your application package goes to the Dean’s Office or affiliated hospital research office for Faculty approval.

Thursday, September 5, 2019 – Application package, approved by Faculty, goes to ORS (UBC Internal Deadline)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 8:30 am – Applicant submits application on ResearchNet (Applicant e-Submission Deadline)

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 4:30 pm – ORS approves application on ResearchNet (CIHR Application Deadline)

Remember to keep a copy of your co-applicant(s) signatures, or upload your signature pages on to ResearchNet, before submitting your application package.
You can continue working on your research proposal until you submit on ResearchNet on September 10th, even after you have submitted your application package for Department/Faculty approval.
To avoid system issues, which may cause delay in the submission process on the deadline date, you are highly encouraged to submit early.


Required Documents to be submitted to the Department for the CIHR Fall 2019 Operating Grant:

  • Completed Research Project Information Form including signature of the Principal Investigator
  • Complete application, including the following sections:
    • CIHR Application Details (download from ResearchNet under “Preview application materials” task)
    • Complete Summary page
    • Other Applicant pages, if applicable
    • Budget module, including written justifications and quotes, where applicable
    • Partner budget details, if applicable
    • Signed letter(s) of support from Partners (cash or in-kind), if applicable

Please also visit the ORS website for the CIHR Agency Application Requirements & Procedures.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Vicky Yau at the Department ( ) or Bryan Wong at the FoM ( or Wendy Hudelson ( or Colin Roberts ( at ORS.