|Canada Research Chairs (CRC)
|Grant for research program
|Office of Research deadline:
Internal deadlines are typically as follows:
Contact the Office of Research contact for current deadlines
There are two intake cycles per year, one in April and the other in October.
Tier 1: Full professor or associate professor who is expected to be promoted to full professor within one or two years of nomination
Tier 2: Emerging scholar who is at a minimum, assistant or associate professor, or possess the necessary qualifications to be appointed at these levels
If a recipient passes the peer review process, a Notice of Award and Acceptance will be sent to the University. The recipient must take up the appointment within 12 months of the institution receiving the notice of award and acceptance.
Selection criteria are based on uncompromising commitment to excellence in research and research training.
Reviewers assess all nominations against the following two criteria:
|Funding start date:
|Approximately the next nomination cycle after submission, if successful, following competitive peer reviews
|Research focus areas:
|No restrictions – PI should discuss their research program, not a single project
Tier 1 Chairs, the university receives $200,000 annually for seven years
Tier 2 Chairs, the university receives $100,000 annually for five years
|Length of project:
Tier 1 Chairs are tenable for seven years and renewable once
Tier 2 Chairs are tenable for five years and renewable once
|Program submission instructions:
|Office of Research application procedure:
|Office of Research Contacts:
Please email UWaterloo CRC at firstname.lastname@example.org