Information for Researchers

JDRF provides funding and support for the best and brightest minds in T1D research in Canada. Since our inception over 50 years ago, we have been part of almost major breakthrough in type 1 diabetes research, and we’re always looking for the next big discovery that will transform the lives of people with T1D.

If you are a researcher interested in changing the lives of millions of people with T1D, we encourage you to apply for funding and become part of our team.

Read more about JDRF’s Global Research Strategy here.

Funding opportunities

JDRF-SCN National Fellowship Program in Type 1 Diabetes

Launch of Request for Applications: January 14, 2022 
Application deadline: April 15, 2022 at 17:00 ET
Funding decision: July 4, 2022
Latest fellowship start date in Vancouver: Sept 15, 2022

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JDRF Canada – Brain Canada Addressing Mental Health in Type 1 Diabetes Team Grants

Launch of Request for Applications: July 15, 2021
Registration deadline: September 15, 2021 at 17:00 ET

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CIHR Team Grant: Diabetes Mechanisms and Translational Solutions (partnered with JDRF Canada)

LOI deadline: passed
Application deadline: July 13, 2021
Anticipated Notice of Decision: November 10, 2021
Funding start date: January 1, 2022

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International Funding Opportunities

JDRF International offers funding through multiple mechanisms, including Strategic Research Agreements, Innovative Grants, training grants for postdoctoral fellows and early career researchers, and Industry Discovery & Development Partnerships.

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For additional information on JDRF Canada research, please contact Dr. Sarah Linklater, Chief Scientific Officer.

Email Dr. Linklater