Rising Stars of the Year Awards

The Ontario Rising Stars in Cancer Research Network award program launched in 2021. The awards recognize world-class postdoctoral trainees and students across Ontario who demonstrate scientific potential and a high standard of scholarly achievement in cancer research as well as community engagement and leadership.

Each year, a total of six awards are granted:

  • Two awards of $1,000 for Master’s students
  • Two awards of $2,000 for a PhD student
  • Two awards of $2,000 for a postdoctoral fellow

We welcome all trainees to apply. Sign up to the Rising Stars mailing list to be notified by email about application timelines.

Please contact Rising.Stars@oicr.on.ca for more details. You can also learn more by reading about prior Rising Star Award recipients.