Expand your network, engage with interdisciplinary research topics, and explore cutting-edge ideas with unrestricted research support. Join our community of international researchers addressing the most important questions facing science and humanity.


Accelerate your career: Applications close October 27, 2021. 

Each CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar receives: 

  • $100,000 CAD in unrestricted research support
  • A two-year term in a CIFAR research program , a global, interdisciplinary network of top-tier research leaders
  • Mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program
  • Opportunities to network, collaborate, and form a community with peers from diverse disciplines across CIFAR’s research programs
  • Specialized leadership and communication skills training, and support to put skills into action.

Who is eligible:

Applicants may be based anywhere in the world, must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within the first five years of starting a full-time research position at an institution of higher education or research.

We invite applications from early-career research leaders who can engage with any of the following CIFAR research programs: 

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