CIHR-IMHA Intensive Grant Writing Masterclass 2023

Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) - Institute for Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA)
Application Deadline: 01/15/2023
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The CIHR-IMHA Intensive Writing Masterclass aims to nurture research leaders by developing writing skills, fostering writer identity and strengthening the writing community.


The CIHR-IMHA Intensive Writing Masterclass Grant is designed to support early-career researchers enhance their grant writing skills through a series of six workshops held over the course of Spring 2023.  The objectives of this award seek to:

  • Develop researchers’ writing skills through experiential learning and coursework with a focus on rhetoric and grammar.
  • Enhance the writer’s ability to reflect critically on writing assumptions, style, and identity in order to use these tools to make a grant application clear and impactful.
  • Enhance the writer’s ability to give effective writing feedback when mentoring trainees.
  • Enhance collaborative writing strategies to strengthen the writer’s ability to contribute to successful grant writing and ultimately team science and real research impact.

Ten (10) successful applicants shall be given the opportunity to attend the Masterclass. These 10 spots will be funded by CIHR-IMHA.

Important dates

Expression of Interest: January 15, 2023

Anticipated Notice of Decision: January 31, 2023


For more information, please visit CIHR-IMHA’s website.

CIHR-IMHA Intensive Grant Writing Masterclass 2023