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Ontario Thoracic Society

Research Programs and Awards

The Ontario Thoracic Society facilitates, encourages and adjudicates clinical, epidemiological and basic scientific research in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and the promotion of respiratory health.

Learn more about previously funded Research Grant and Awards

THE 2016-2017 Grant-in-aid competition - Competition now closed


The OTS/CLA will be requiring an electronic submission of your abstract and application.

To qualify for funding, candidates are asked to complete two (2) steps:

1. Register
Please register at: You are required to provide the names of the PI and co-applicants, institution, identify the type of research (clinical or basic science), the project title, keywords, and a maximum 1 page abstract of your research project.

Registration Deadline:  Friday, November 13, 2015

2. Submit Application
Mail the original: signed application to the Ontario Thoracic Society at 401 - 18 Wynford Drive, Toronto, ON M3C 0K8, post-marked no later than Monday, December 7, 2015

AND Submit Electronic Application:
Option A)             
Upload ONE (1) complete application with all the supporting documentation (PDF) via  by Monday, December 7, 2015, 4:30pm (Pacific time),

OR Option B)  Courier or mail ONE (1) CD or USB stick containing one (1) PDF of the complete application with all supporting documentation and ONE (1) Word file of the Lay Summary must be sent to CLA; post-marked no later than Monday, December 7, 2015 and must arrive by Friday, December 11, 2015 at the latest.
3. Competition Documents
Grant-In-Aid Application Form: Download WORD File

National Grant Review/Provincial Guidelines: Download PDF

FAQ's here for further clarification.

NOTE: Be sure to read and follow the additional Ontario guidelines (At-a-glance section on page 8). 

NOTE: Competition results will be communicated to applicants in July 2016. 

For details regarding the 2017-2018 competition, please check on this site in the Fall of 2016.



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