Are you a federal employee applying for Tri-Agency funding?

While collaboration between Canada’s granting agencies, the public sector, and the academic sector is important for strengthening the Canadian research ecosystem, government policy stipulates that there are limits on awarding grants to applicants who are employed by the federal government.

The Tri-Agency policy states that:


Visit to learn more about the Tri-Agency policy on the use of funds for federal government employees applying to granting agency programs. Visit the CIHR Application Administration Guide for more information on the roles and responsibilities and overarching requirements that govern the administration of CIHR funding applications, or reach out to the CIHR Contact Centre at

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