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List of available Awards/Grants 2022-2023

COA Student Award Event 2022-2023


  • The event will take place November 25 from 1:30-3:30pm via UM Zoom.
  • Interested students must submit:
    • Their full name, to be announced at the meeting;
    • Title of their presentation; and
    • [Optional] Date to try the Share Screen function (see details below).
  • Expressions of interests are due November 10 by 4:00 pm to Nicole Dunn (Email)
  • All final Powerpoint presentations must be submitted by November 22. These will act as backup in case there are technical issues at the event.

Tentative schedule

  • Presentations by students will take place immediately after the student awards ceremony. Approximate time for student presentations: 2:30–3:15 pm
  • Each student will (tentatively) be allotted a maximum of three minutes to give an oral presentation*, and use a maximum of one slide to present their aging related research. Ensure the presentation is for a lay audience (i.e., avoid the use of technical language and jargon).

*Length is dependent on the number of student presenters.

  • Student presentations must be delivered live via UM Zoom during the event.
  • The Centre on Aging expects the use of appropriate and respectful language when describing older adults in their presentations. Please refer to the following article for language guidelines: Reframing Aging Journal Manuscript Guidelines
Practice session
Students will be given an opportunity to try the “Share Screen” function and address any potential technical issues in UM Zoom. Please register for ONE of two dates: 
  • Wednesday, November 23 1:30-2:30pm: ZOOM LINK


  • Thursday, November 24 10:00-11:00am: ZOOM LINK 
Spots will be allotted on a first come, first serve basis.

Research affiliates, research staff, and students who are interested in attending and/or presenting at the event can register at this link.


Research Manitoba & Alzheimer Society of Canada Research Program Partnership Awards/Grants 2022-2023

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:
  • 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.
  • Postdoctoral Awards are for graduates with a PhD or MD who wish to gain additional research experience within an established research environment.
  • 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.
  • 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.

The application is now open, deadline to apply on November 4, 2022.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.alzheimer.ca/apply