The CIHR – CPA Glenda M. MacQueen Memorial Career Development Award for Women in Psychiatry


Allowable Costs: The funds for each award, to be held at the awardee’s host institution, are to be used specifically for career development activities, as proposed in the awardee’s successful application. The award will abide by CIHR’s standard terms and conditions for grants and awards. Applicants should review the Tri-Agency Guide on Financial Administration for a complete listing and description of allowable costs and activities.

The following expenses may be considered eligible for funding received through this CDA:

  • Research support.
  • Mentorship and capacity building activities, including trainee support, mentoring, knowledge translation activities, etc.
  • Professional development activities.
  • Travel expenses to attend the CPA annual conference.
  • Up to a maximum of $25,000 of this award can be used to for clinical release time, or as salaried support to supplement income lost due to reduced clinical hours to conduct research, or for career development.
  • For applications involving Indigenous Peoples/communities, eligible costs include costs related to community mobilization and engagement, including culturally relevant promotional items such as tobacco, cloth, feasting and gift giving for honouring ceremonies and cash reimbursements (in a method acceptable to the individual or community being reimbursed) to compensate community participation; and contracts and/or consultant fees for knowledge translation and communication activities for Indigenous Elders, community members, and other Indigenous Knowledge Keepers involved in activities related to the Indigenous community.

Conditions of Funding: The applicant must consent to the use and disclosure of full application and nominative information for relevance review and funding decisions at the time of application. The successful applicant must consent to the publication of their profile on the CPA website and in a CPA newsletter. At the end of the award, applicants will be required to submit a brief report to CIHR and CPA describing the impacts this award had on their career development.