New Investigator Operating Grant

2024 Competition Overview 

ValueUp to $65,000/year (Health Research)

Up to $25,000/year (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research)

Up to $20,000/year (Social Sciences and Humanities Research
Duration2 Years
Application DeadlineMarch 1, 2024 4:00 PM CDT (Application Form)
Support Letters Deadline:March 15, 2024 4:00 PM CDT (Support Letters)
ResultsBy June 30, 2024

The New Investigator Operating Grant program is a peer-reviewed competition designed to help launch the careers of outstanding researchers entering their first academic appointment phase. These grants support Manitoba’s early-career researchers to achieve the research productivity and track record necessary for obtaining longer-term, more sustainable funding.  This investment is integral to supporting local talent development and a strong Manitoba research ecosystem. 

To view past recipients of the New Investigator Operating Grant Competition please visit our Funding Database. 

For more information regarding this program please refer to our Finance and Administration Guide. For successful candidates seeking an extension to their project, please refer to our Project Extension Form.

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