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2017 Funding Competition Overview

The mission of the CCIC is to promote evidence-based research and education concerning the therapeutic uses of cannabis and cannabinoids. The purpose of the CCIC is to advance the understanding of the role of cannabinoids in health and disease through research and education.

In keeping with the mission and purpose the CCIC will advance basic and clinical research on the therapeutic applications of cannabinoids. The goal of the competition is to promote research regarding cannabinoids, including facilitation of interdisciplinary and inter-institutional cannabinoid research in Canada and the related knowledge transfer through educational activities. To achieve this goal the CCIC will support the research, knowledge transfer and information dissemination activities of Consortium members.

The 2017 competition will award six (6) conference travel support awards of $1,000. 

Conference Awards




Six (6)


Applications are due Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by 11:59pm EST


The aim of this program is to support a graduate student or post-doctoral researcher for their presentation of endocannabinoid or cannabinoid related research at a national or international conference, with special consideration for trainees presenting at ICRS 2017.


Application Form (.doc)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a Trainee Supporter, Associate Supporter, or Member of the CCIC.
  • Have a supervisor who is a Member of the CCIC.
  • Be a registered trainee at a University at the time of application or a post-doctoral researcher or fellow.
  • Be a Canadian citizen or affiliated with a Canadian Institution.
  • Be engaged in endocannabinoid or cannabinoid related research.
  • Special consideration will be given to applications for attending cannabinoid focused meetings, especially ICRS 2017.
  • Applicants may only make one application per year per CCIC award.

Required Documentation:

  • Application form with required conference information.
  • A copy of the abstract.
  • A letter signed by the applicant and his/her supervisor confirming the relationship and that the applicant will present the abstract submitted.
  • A document confirming the acceptance of the abstract for presentation at a conference. If this is not available at the time of application, a document showing proof of submission is acceptable in lieu; however, proof of acceptance must be sent to the CCIC at least 60 days before the start of the conference.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Funding decisions will be communicated to applicants within 4 weeks of the application deadline.
  • No feedback will be provided to successful or unsuccessful applicants.
  • Successful applications will be acknowledged by the CCIC on; the consortium website (, the annual report, and other printed or presented materials.
  • Successful applicants may be contacted for additional information related to their acknowledgement by the CCIC.
  • Funding recipients are required to recognize the CCIC as a source of funding.
  • Successful applicants will recognize support from the CCIC by including the CCIC logo and name on their poster and/or presentation.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns, would like to verify eligibility, submit your application or confirm receipt of application, please contact :

Bryce Mansell
Administrative Assistant, CCIC
2155 rue Guy, Suite 461.1
Montreal, Qc, H3H 2L9, Canada
T : 514-934-1934 ext. 44362
F :  514-934-8491