In 2017, the Canada 150 Research Chairs Program provided Canadian institutions with a one-time investment to attract top-tier, internationally based scholars and researchers to Canada. The non-renewable chairs are tenable for seven years at two values: $350,000 per year and $1 million per year.
Canada 150 Research Chairs
The Canada 150 Research Chairs Program was established in 2017 to enhance Canada’s reputation as a global centre for science, research and innovation excellence, in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.
About the program
The program is a tri-agency initiative of the (SSHRC), the and the . It is administered by the (TIPS), which is housed within SSHRC. The TIPS is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the program. It reports to the Management Committee, which itself reports to the Steering Committee. The Steering Committee reports to the .