Competition Launch: September 27, 2022
Information Webinar: October 5, 2022, 2:30 p.m.
Eligibility Check Cut-off: November 10, 2022 - 4:30 p.m. CST
Eligibility Revisions Deadline: November 24, 2022
Full Application Deadline*: January 19, 2023 - 4:30 p.m. CST
Funding Decisions: March 31, 2023
Funding Start Date: May 1, 2023
*Check with your institution for internal deadlines and allow time to obtain required approvals.
Past Competition Results
The Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation Research Grant Program aims to support interdisciplinary research projects with the potential to enhance pediatric and/or maternal health care in the following departments within the Saskatchewan Health Authority:
• Children’s Surgery
• General Pediatrics/Outpatients
• Developmental Rehabilitation/Therapeutic Treatment
• Acute Care Pediatrics
• Children’s Emergency
• Pediatric Intensive Care and Step Down Unit (PICU)
• Pediatric Subspecialties (e.g. endocrinology, hematology, rheumatology, etc.)
• Oncology and Day Medicine
• Maternal/Labour and Delivery
• Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Applicants must describe how their proposed research fits with one or more of the following research areas in addressing children’s and/or maternal health:
• Novel therapeutics (e.g., therapeutic use of cannabinoids); and/or
• Remote access and artificial intelligence; and/or
• Mental health; and/or
• Indigenous health; and/or
• Improvements to provincial quality of care; and/or
• Improvements to maternal and pediatric care.
Amount and Term
Teams can request between $25,000 and $100,000.
Teams must choose a one or two year term.
Pattison Children’s has $370,000 available for the 2022-23 competition.
and Team Requirements
Principal Applicants must be based primarily in Saskatchewan with an affiliation at a Saskatchewan institution that allows them to hold funding at an institution where SHRF has an MOU. For a current list of eligible institutions, please see SHRF’s Funding Guide or contact SHRF.
There must be a minimum of three (3) applicants with interdisciplinary expertise working collaboratively on this proposal and fulfilling the following criteria. There is no maximum number of team members, but feasibility of meaningful collaboration should be considered.
There must be at least one applicant team member based in Saskatchewan fulfilling the following three roles. Each person can only fulfill a single role for eligibility purposes:
2. Knowledge-User who is a health care provider
3. Person with lived experience (i.e., patients and families)
How to Apply
Each application must be made online through SHRF’s Research Management System (SHRF RMS). All follow up documents will be accessed there. Our system helps facilitate the peer review process. Click on 'Login to Apply' to access the system from any page on our website. For help with the system, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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