Endowment Competitions

Office of the Associate Dean


2020 The Rozsa Endowment for Auditory Research Competition

The award is intended to support the research of a faculty member in the field of auditory research. The competition is open to all faculty members with primary appointment at Cumming School of Medicine at University of Calgary.

Applicants can request up to $22,600/ yr for one year

Deadline for application submission to the Office of the Associate Dean Research: Friday, December 11th, 2020

Submit your complete application package / questions to Patty Beug-Jang/ Angela Krawetz, Office of the Associate Dean Research at: medendow@ucalgary.ca

The 2020 Leroy H. le Riche Endowment for Research and Education in Substance Abuse Competition (CLOSED)

The Leroy H. le Riche Endowment for Research and Education in Substance Abuse competition is open to members of the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, who are developing careers in basic or clinical science relating to substance abuse.
The award may be used to attend scientific meetings, purchase equipment or research materials, to set up a course or for other research related activities.

Awards available up to $28,300 each, that can be spent over 1 year.

Deadline for application submission to the Office of the Associate Dean Research: Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Submit your complete application package / questions to Angela Krawetz, Office of the Associate Dean Research at: medendow@ucalgary.ca

2020 The Koopmans Memorial Research Fund Competition (CLOSED)

This endowment was set up to honour the late Henry S. Koopmans.  It provides funds for innovative research into the mechanisms of food intake, energy balance or integrative GI physiology.  Funds are awarded on the basis of a brief innovative research proposal.

Applicant eligibility: The allocation made available from the Fund will be awarded annually to a junior faculty member with a preference for the Gastrointestinal Research Group of the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, but awards can be made to any applicant with a full-time appointment in the Cumming School of Medicine or a cross-appointment in the Cumming School of Medicine (preference will be given to highly ranked applications of those with a primary appointment).

Amount available: one award up to $19,074 for one year

Deadline for application submission to the Office of the Associate Dean Research: December 1st, 2020

Submit your applications at: medendow@ucalgary.ca 

Questions?  Inquiries can be made to Dr. Donna-Marie McCafferty at dmmccaff@ucalgary.ca

The 2020 Schizophrenia Research Endowment and William and Ruth Barker Endowed Fund in Neurological Research (NOT OPEN)

The Cumming School of Medicine welcomes applications for The Schizophrenia Research Endowment and William and Ruth Barker Endowed Fund in Neurological Research Competition. 

The award will support advances in the understanding of the nature, cause and mechanisms of schizophrenia and dementia with the goal of translating new knowledge to the community.

The competition is open to all faculty members with primary appointments at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.

Award available: $ 125,000/ year for 2 years

Deadline for application submission to the Office of the Associate Dean Research: 

Submit your complete application package / questions to Angela Krawetz/ Patty Beug-Jang, Office of the Associate Dean Research at: medendow@ucalgary.ca

The 2020 Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Academic Endowment Competition (NOT OPEN)

The Cumming School of Medicine welcomes applications for The 2020 Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Academic Endowment Competition.

The award will support basic or clinical research or other academic activities related to the various clinical conditions recognized as endocrine or metabolic disorders.

Applicants must be faculty members (academic appointment) of the University of Calgary Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Award available: $ 30,000/ year for 2 years

Deadline for application submission to the Office of the Associate Dean Research: 

Submit your complete application package / questions to Angela Krawetz/ Patty Beug-Jang, Office of the Associate Dean Research at: medendow@ucalgary.ca

The 2020 John Zabawski Memorial Endowment and The James Manning Memorial Endowment Competition (NOT OPEN)

The Cumming School of Medicine welcomes applications for 2020 John Zabawski Memorial Endowment and The James Manning Memorial Endowment Competition.

The funds will support enhancing research, education and patient care of immune and rheumatic diseases and chronic disorders that can lead to amyloidosis and eye diseases.

Applicants can be full-time faculty members, students or trainees at The University of Calgary. In case of visiting professors or lecturers, they will have the equivalent academic credentials to those eligible at The University of Calgary. Applicants must have the support of the Head of the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology.

Award available: $ 18,500/ year for 2 years

Deadline for application submission to the Office of the Associate Dean Research: 

Submit your complete application package / questions to Angela Krawetz/ Patty Beug-Jang, Office of the Associate Dean Research at: medendow@ucalgary.ca