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RK Smiley Research Grant Application

RK Smiley Research Grant

The R K Smiley Research Grant provides start up grants of $20,000 for pilot projects expected to lead to larger follow-up studies funded by CIHR or other grant funding agencies.

Established in 2011 to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Canadian Hematology Society’s service and to support hematology practitioners in Canada, this award is named in honour of the CHS Founding President, Dr. R. Kennedy Smiley. Many impressive submissions from across Canada have been funded under the previous invitations to submit applications to this research grant program since its inception.

The CHS Executive Committee is very pleased to announce that the deadline for submissions to the R K Smiley Award is 1800h on March 1st each year.  Decisions will be announced in May.

Dr. R. Kennedy Smiley
1922 - 2010
Founding President, Canadian Hematology Society
  • Preference will be given to groups who will benefit maximally from the limited start up funds.
  • Only one application will be received per applicant in a given year.
  • Funds are to be used within one year of the award being granted.
  • Sponsored in part by the pharmaceutical industry.
Space Cell YESNO
Applicants may be clinicians or scientists with a project relevant to the field of hematology.
The Principal Investigator must be a Canadian Hematology Society member-in-good-standing.
The principal applicant should be able to hold grant at their institution.
  1. Proposal
  2. Budget
  3. Abbreviated CV of Principal Investigator, 5 pages, maximum
3. Principal Investigator Contact Information
9. Upload Your Budget
10. Upload CV of the Principal Investigator *This question is required.