Documentation for applicants

Open competitions application guides

Workplace Cancer Research Grants

Workplace Cancer Research Grants (Application guide)


Challenge Grants

Challenge Grants (English - application guide)
Challenge Grants (French - application guide)

group of people meeting

Patient and stakeholder engagement for researchers 

group of people meeting

Past competition guides (for reference only)

Accelerator Grants
CCS Accelerator Grants  (Full application guide - English)
CCS Accelerator Grants (Full application guide - French)
Sample application (English only)
CCS/CIHR Action Grants

CCS/CIHR Action Grants (English - full application guide)
CCS/CIHR Action Grants (French - full application guide)

Atlantic Cancer Research Grants

Atlantic Cancer Research grants (English – full application guide)

Atlantic Cancer Research grants (French-full application guide)

Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research

Awards for Excellence (English – nomination guide)

Awards for Excellence (French - nomination guide)

Breakthrough Team Grants

CCS Breakthrough Team Grants (Full application guide - English)

Sample application (English only)

Challenge Grants
Challenge Grants (English - full application guide)
Challenge Grants (French - full application guide)
Data Transformation Grants

Data-22 (English only - full application guide)     
Data-22 (English only - sample full application)

Emerging Scholar Research Grants

Emerging Scholar Research Grants (English - full application guide)

Emerging Scholar Research Grants (English - LOI guide)

Emerging Scholar Award

Emerging Scholar Award (English only – full application guide)

Emerging Scholar Award (English - LOI guide)          

Emerging Scholar Award (French - LOI guide)

Health Equity Research Grants

CCS Health Equity Grants (Full application guide - English)

CCS Health Equity Grants (Full application guide  - French)

Sample application (English only) 

Research Training Awards
Research Training Awards - Master's/PhD (English - application guide)
Research Training Awards - Postdoctoral Fellows (English  - application guide)
Innovation Grants
Innovation Grants (English - full application guide)
Innovation Grants (French - full application guide)
Innovation to Impact & Cancer Survivorship Team Grants
Innovation to Impact Grants (English only - full application guide)
Cancer Survivorship Team Grants (English only - full Application guide)
CCS/CIHR/BC Spark Grants
CCS/CIHR/BC Spark Grants (English - full application guide - invited)
CCS/CIHR/BC Spark Grants (French - full application guide - invited)  
Research Grants for Uterine Carcinosarcoma & other Aggressive Cancers

Tipsheets for external contributors

Executive signing authorities (English only)
• Applicable for all full applications
• Used by signing authority for host research institution, finance institution (if different from the former), and (for Research Grants competitions) head or dean of department where research is being conducted

Referees (English / French)
• Applicable for Research Training Award applications

• Applicable for Emerging Scholar Research Grant applications

• Applicable for Awards for Excellence nominations. Nomination dossier (including all letters) must be received by May 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm ET

Last modified on: June 11, 2021