Applicants must be supervised by a Donnelly Centre faculty member and must have been working as a postdoctoral fellow/research associate at the Donnelly Centre for at least six months. The applicant's supervisor/principal investigator must support the application.
Previous award recipients may reapply, but need to demonstrate that their research output differs significantly since submitting their last successful application.
Applicants working in the lab where they conducted their doctoral research must have spent more than six months as a postdoctoral fellow/research associate, and will need to demonstrate that their research as a postdoctoral fellow differs significantly from their doctoral thesis.
Applicants must be an active postdoctoral fellow/research associate at the Donnelly Centre at the time of application submission, and their application must feature work they conducted at the Donnelly Centre.