Research Manitoba & Alzheimer Society Research Program

Research Manitoba & Alzheimer Society of Canada Research Program Partnership

Research Manitoba is advancing dementia research and accelerating new research discoveries by partnering with the Alzheimer Society of Canada Research Program (ASRP), to invest in Manitoba’s best and brightest dementia researchers.

Through the ASRP and Research Manitoba partnership, $450,000 is available to support researchers focused on investigating new insights into causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Types of Grants and Awards Available:


  1. Doctoral Awards provide an opportunity for promising individuals, pursuing a PhD, or combined master’s degrees and PhD, to begin the process of becoming future independent investigators in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
  2. Postdoctoral Awards are for graduates with a PhD or MD who wish to gain additional research experience within an established research environment.


  1. New Investigator Operating Grants are designed to help launch the careers of outstanding researchers who are within the first six (6) years of their initial academic appointment.
  2. Proof of Concept Grants are designed to fund innovative, potentially high-risk, and high-reward research that pushes beyond the boundaries of our existing understanding of dementia.

To learn more and how to apply, visit the Alzheimer Society of Canada website.