Knowledge Translation Grant
The Knowledge Translation (KT) grant is intended to support capacity building by helping defray costs associated with KT such as, but not limited to, the cost of publication, marketing materials, communications, or travel ( travel expenses will be considered if they are for the purpose of making a presentation (oral or poster) as lead author or presenter at a conference or other professional meeting outside of Atlantic Canada).
The funded research must be in a field of human health research. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) defines/categorizes these fields under four themes: 1 – biomedical research, 2 – clinical research, 3 – health systems and services and 4 – population health
The program is offered annually, subject to the availability of funds.
- The grant may be up to $3,000 and must be matched by other funders on a 1:1 ratio (e.g. NBHRF – $1,500, other funders – $1,500)
- Student applications must be supported by their supervisor to receive a NBHRF KT grant. A supervisor may have a maximum of two students receiving this grant per calendar year.
- Applicants are eligible for one NBHRF KT grant per calendar year.
- Applications are accepted at any time, there is no specific deadline. However, grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
This grant can be combined with other grants if the funds are insufficient to cover all the expenses associated with the KT.
To be eligible, the applicant must be either:
- An independent individual conducting health research at a New Brunswick university, college, research institution, health service organization, voluntary health organization, or not-for-profit organization;
- A registered undergraduate or graduate student (masters or doctoral program) under the direction of a clinical or academic health researcher at a university, college, research institution, health service organization, voluntary health agency, or a New Brunswick not-for-profit organization;
- A postdoctoral fellow within 5 years of earning their doctorate under the direction of a clinical or academic health researcher at a university, college, research institution, health service organization, voluntary health agency, or a non-profit organization in New Brunswick.
and provide supporting documentation demonstrating that they:
- If relevant, are making a scientific presentation at an event taking place outside of Atlantic Canada (oral or poster presentation)
- Have matching funds at the required level.
Student applicants must also provide a letter of support from their supervisor.
Note: Health research trainees whose work contributes to projects directly supported by CIHR-SPOR initiatives (such as the Maritimes SPOR Support Unit, Primary and Integrated Care Innovations Network and Programs, Chronic Disease Networks, Innovative Clinical Trials, AGEWELL Innovation Hub or Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging) are not eligible for this grant.
Eligible expenses include the following, but are not limited to:
- Publication, dissemination, marketing and/or other communications costs
- Event registration fees at the lowest applicable registration rate, such as the early bird registration fee
- Round-trip economy class airfare for an event
- Economical accommodation for an event, including one night directly with the start of the meeting until the day following the end of the meeting
- Daily meals
- Allowance – $10 breakfast, $20 lunch, $30 dinner
Applications are assessed to ensure that they:
- Are within the purpose, scope and requirements of the funding program.
- Fall within a field of human health research as defined in the “Scope” section above.
Once the request is received, the evaluation begins immediately. Decisions are usually rendered two to four weeks after the application is submitted. Deadlines are subject to change. Decisions also take into account factors such as the Foundation's current priorities, availability of funds within the Foundation's budget, competing demands, pressure of demand, efficient use of public funds,
Complete the application form and provide the following attachments:
Plain Language Project/Program Summary
Outline the proposed research project. Applicants should provide an appropriate synopsis of their proposed research including research question(s) approaches, methods and literature, and any preliminary results etc.
- Maximum 3 pages.
Relevance of Project to Health Research in New Brunswick
- Maximum 1 page.
- Management or administrative charges or fees are not permissible expenses.
- Maximum 1 page.
Canadian Common CV (CCV)
A completed CV must be created (and/or updated) and submitted in the Canadian Common CV system as part of the application process. Using the CV “Funding” option, select “Funding Source NBHRF”, and then select “CV Type NBHRF Template”. Please note that a “Draft” CCV will not be accepted as part of the application. A submitted version of the CCV will have a date submitted and a confirmation number at the top of the CCV.
The grant recipient must submit a final report within 90 days of the end of the project by completing the NBHRF form entitled Final Report which can be accessed by logging into their NBHRF account. A brief project summary report, a more detailed scientific project report and the institution's signed financial statement for the project should be uploaded as attachments.
All fields in the report form must be completed accurately. If information is missing or inaccurate, the report will be rejected, and the grant recipient will have to redo it.
The grant recipient will receive an automated email confirming report submission. The grant recipient will also receive an email from the NBHRF Program Director indicating whether the final report is complete and accepted. If it is not complete, appropriate actions will be arranged..
Recipients who do not submit a final report or other required documentation will be ineligible for further NBHRF research funding.