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Research Grants and Fellowship Awards support research and graduate study by health-care providers in the field of respiratory care. The ORCS Research and Fellowship Committee evaluates applications for funding and develops policies and procedures for the Research Program.

The Lung Association- funded research and training grants do not provide for institutional overheads and/or indirect costs of research or clinical care.

Research Grant Guidelines and Application

The objective of this fund is to promote research regarding any field of acute or chronic lung disease. Research may include investigation of any phenomenon pertinent to illness assessment, management, or responses of the individual with a respiratory condition. Research may also be aimed at health promotion, education and prevention issues. Studies may use quantitative or qualitative methodologies.

NOTE: The Lung Association – Ontario is committed to supporting the best respiratory research in Ontario. The Lung Association has established focus areas: asthma, air quality and smoking-related lung disease. Projects in these areas are encouraged. However, the primary criterion for the awarding of research monies shall be the excellence of the research proposal.

Guidelines for ORCS Research Grants (PDF)
Application for ORCS Research Grants (Word)

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for Applications is February 1

Fellowship Award Guidelines and Application

The objective of the ORCS Fellowship Awards is to permit health care professionals who are members of the ORCS to pursue graduate study so that they may be better able to contribute to the field of respiratory illness, health care and education. The program should show evidence of a plan to foster theory, research and either a clinical or functional area of specialization. Studies may include research-related basic, applied or clinical study using quantitative or qualitative methodologies.

Note: The Lung Association – Ontario is committed to supporting the best respiratory research in Ontario. Established focus areas: asthma, air quality and smoking-related lung disease. Projects in these areas are encouraged.

Guidelines for ORCS Fellowship Awards Application (PDF)
Application for ORCS Fellowship Awards (Word)

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for Applications is February 1