Arthritis Alliance of Canada 2019 Research Awards Program


Welcome to the Arthritis Alliance of Canada Research Awards Program!


The AAC Research Awards program recognizes high quality research nationally in AAC priority areas. This recognition is intended to:


1)      Formally acknowledge the outstanding contributions of scientists and patient partners.

2)     Help researchers compete for and participate in national grants and programs in arthritis research

3)     Provide opportunities to highlight arthritis research in communications. 


The AAC Research Award program includes eight awards categories, with one award per category valued at $750 CAD/award



1)   Master's Student

2)   PhD Student

3)   Post-doctoral Fellow

4)   Early Career Researcher (Early Career Faculty Member/Investigator) in: Basic/Clinical Science

5)   Early Career Researcher (Early Career Faculty Member/Investigator) in: Health Science   /Population Health

6)   Knowledge Translation Research (all career levels)

7)   Knowledge Translation Practice (all career levels)

8)   Patient for Active Engagement in Arthritis Research 



Please find details of award description, eligibiltiy and evaluation criteria in the AAC 2019 Research Award Overview.


AAC 2019 Research Awards Application Forms:



Master's, PhD. Post-Doc, Early Career Researchers and Knowledge Translation Application Form


Patients for Active Engagement Application Form





2019 Research Awards Program Application Timeline


Call for Applications:

Week of April 1st - April 5th

Applications Due:

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Applications Review Process:

June - September 2019

Announcement of Award Recipients:

AAC 2019 Annul Meeting, November 29th (Toronto, ON)