Parkinson Canada Research Program

The Parkinson Canada Research Program funds research into the cure, cause, progression, improved treatment and/or understanding of Parkinson's disease, related disorders including Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), other Parkinson's conditions and the impact these diseases have on society.

Pilot Project Grant
Pilot Project Program grants intend to foster novel, high-potential projects and ideas with a trajectory for major grants with larger granting institutions.
One-year duration
Maximum funding of $50,000
New Investigator Award
For junior faculty in a Canadian university in first 5 years of their career as a research scientist in Canada.
Two-year duration
$45,000 per year
Basic Research Fellowship
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (MD or PhD) and may be Canadian citizens who propose to train at an Approved Institution located inside or outside of Canada, or international applicants proposing to train at an Approved Institution located in Canada.
Two-year duration
$40,000 – $50,000 per year

Additional clinical fellowships and greaduate student awards are also available. For full guidelines and program information please see the Parkinson Canada website.


Agency Name: 
Parkinson Canada
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Amount: 
Variable by grant type. Basic Research Fellowship is up to $50,000 per year for two years.
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Internal Deadline: 
Monday, February 4, 2019
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Grant Eligibility: