Citizenship Requirements

Funds from The Ontario Mental Health Foundation are available to Canadian citizens, permanent residents and those who have applied for permanent residency:*

  • who have an appointment at, or an affiliation with an Ontario post-secondary institution;.
  • who have no institutional affiliation** but whose primary residence is in Ontario; and/or
  • who, in the case of studentships, must be enrolled in a degree-granting program at an Ontario post-secondary institution.

*Applicants who are recommended for funding must be officially granted permanent residency before the review committee makes its final recommendations to the OMHF’s Board of Directors.

**Applicants who are not institutionally based must have a mechanism for scientific, ethical and financial accountability, and for meeting the standards of excellence expected of all applicants.