MSHR BC Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) Program Competition

All applications to the MSHR BC HP-I competition must be electronically submitted via the new MSHR BC ApplyNet.  Please review the guidelines and instructions for applicants and third parties on MSHR BC website in MSHR BC's Scholar program outlines.


November 21, 2023, 4:30 p.m. PT

Letter of Intent deadline

January 25, 2024, 4:30 p.m. PT

Full Application: UBC internal application deadline
See procedure #3 below. You may continue to work on your online proposal after you have submitted the required paperwork to ORS.

January 25, 2024, 4:30 p.m. PT

Full Application: Applicant's e-submission deadline
See procedure #4 below. Your final electronic application should be submitted on ApplyNet.

While ORS makes every effort to submit all applications on time and to facilitate support for our research community, applications submitted after the stated UBC internal deadline will not receive a guarantee of administrative review from ORS, which includes confirmation of application completeness.

E-Submission Procedures

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1. Application preparation

Your application must be prepared using ApplyNet. Please Identify your Third Parties.  Third Parties include your Department Head (equivalent), your Dean (if applicable) and three referees who will provide reference letters.  Note that you cannot submit your full application until all of your Third Parties have completed their tasks. It is your responsibility to follow up with your Third Parties to ensure the timely completion of their tasks before the UBC internal deadline. The final approval of your MSHR BC application will be made electronically by ORS.

2. Understand and comply with faculty-specific requirements and/or deadlines

Use the UBC Research Project Information Form (RPIF) and follow the UBC Signatures requirement.

Please check here regarding faculty-specific requirements and/or deadlines.

3. Submit required pages to the appropriate ORS contact by the internal deadline

You can email the following pages to the appropriate ORS location. Ensure you have collected ALL required signatures prior to submitting to ORS, and that the documents submitted to ORS are identical to your ApplyNet submission. For Faculty of Medicine (FoM), please refer to FoM MSHR BC Scholar instructions. Required pages include:  

  • Page 1-2 from MSHR BC Full application including organization affiliation, host institution, research location, career timeline information
  • Project title and lay summary from MSHR BC Full Application
  • Letter of collaboration, if applicable
  • MITACS Accelerate proposal application (part 1), if applicable
  • A signed UBC Research Project Information Form (RPIF)
4. Submit your ONLINE application by Applicant's eSubmission deadline

Ensure all information is complete. Once you submit your full application to UBC, you will receive an auto-email from ApplyNet with a PDF of your full application.

5. ORS reviews your application

If all requirements are met, ORS will electronically approve your application by the host-institution deadline. ORS has read-only access to your application and cannot make changes on your behalf.  If changes are required, ORS can return to you if only the application has not been submitted to the agency. 

6. ORS approves and submits your application

Once ORS hits “submit”, you will receive an auto-email from ApplyNet confirming that UBC has approved and your application is now with MSHR BC ready for review.