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The Weston Brain Institute is pleased to announce the Weston Brain Institute Outstanding Achievement Award. This award is a $40,000 (CAD) prize to recognize exceptional Canadian investigators who have made significant advances in accelerating the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging through translational research, demonstrated leadership in the field, and are of high character.
The award is an opportunity to support research excellence, and to celebrate exceptional achievements in Canadian research.
Self-nominations are not accepted. Anyone in Canada or elsewhere can nominate an individual. Nominees must be:
The following criteria will be used to evaluate applications for this program:
Please refer to the Award Details for more information on eligibility and selection criteria.
All nominations should be submitted through our online system here.
Please refer to the Sample Application to view the list of questions asked in the nomination form.
Once a nomination has been submitted, the Institute will contact the nominee to obtain additional supporting information (curriculum vitae, two optional letters of reference, and a standard release form).
Nomination deadline: Monday, April 25th, 2016 at 2:00pm EDT
Award announcement: July 2016
Note: all program dates are subject to change.
To learn more about the program, please refer to the following documents: