CIHR Fellowship Award

​Procedures and timelines for the CIHR Fellowship Award.​

Important Dates
Check with your Department/School

​Application package sent to Department Head/School Director office for review & approval

See below for application package details.

September 24, 2019

​Application package sent to Dean’s Office or affiliated hospital research office, hard copy or via email, for review & approval (FoM Internal Deadline).

September 25, 2019​Application package (printed if necessary), approved by Faculty, and taken to ORS (UBC Internal Deadline)
September 30, 2019 | 8:30am
​Applicant submits application on ResearchNet
October 1, 2019 | 4:30pm​ORS approves application on ResearchNet (CIHR Application Deadline)


For the 2019 CIHR Fellowship award opportunity, the Faculty of Medicine (FoM) has agreed with the Office of Research Services (ORS) on the following procedures/timelines:

  1. Your application package must be submitted to the Dean’s Office or affiliated hospital research office by Tuesday, September 24, 2019 for Faculty approval. You have the option of dropping off a paper copy or emailing it to the Faculty signature contact for your site. Note that Bryan Wong ( is the contact for Faculty approval for those located at the UBC Point Grey campus. See below for a complete list of the required items.
    NOTE: These documents will not be returned to you as they will be taken to ORS, who will approve your application on ResearchNet.
  2. Your documents will be printed (if sent by email) and after Faculty approval, taken to ORS.
  3. Your application must be submitted via ResearchNet no later than 8:30am on Monday, September 30th, 2019.
  4. ORS will electronically approve your application via ResearchNet for submission to CIHR.

Please remember that you can continue working on your research proposal up until you submit on ResearchNet on September 30th, even after you have submitted your application package for Faculty approval.

Required Documents

  1. Completed Research Project Information Form, including signatures of your supervisor and his/her Department Head.
  2. CIHR Application Details pages 1 & 2 (available as a PDF from ResearchNet – click on “Preview Application Materials” under list of tasks, then on next screen, click on “Preview” to the right of “Application Details” under the heading, “Application Materials”).
  3. CIHR signature pages, including:
    1. Routing slip
    2. Signature page for your supervisor, with his/her signature
    3. Blank institution signature page
  4. Summary of research proposal page

Please also review the ORS website for the CIHR-specific Agency Application Requirements & Procedures.

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