CIHR Journalism Awards
Please note that the 2012 competition is now closed. Please send any expressions of interest in future competitions to David Coulombe at the address below.
Are you a journalist interested in health and health research? Do you wish you had the time and resources to produce that in-depth, award-winning piece of investigative journalism? Here's your chance.
Every year, CIHR makes funding available for journalists to undertake projects in print, broadcast and
Previous recipients have prepared in-depth reports - often multi-part - on health issues such as birthing, diabetes, Aboriginal medicine, tuberculosis, stem cells, lung cancer, mental health and smoking.
Projects are expected to include a period of investigation and research to assemble the information needed for in-depth news or features.
An independent peer review committee evaluates all applications. An Evaluation Grid outlines the criteria used by the committee.
As with all its programs, CIHR funds excellence. Award recipients are selected through a rigorous and demanding peer review process.
To Find Out More
To find out more about the Program, please contact: