A new research competition is open to Canadian researchers and students proposing studies into complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), including massage therapy.

The Canadian CAM Research Fund (CCRF) will fund up to $5,000 (U.S. $4,940) per research project, up to a maximum of four projects.

The application deadline is Jan. 31, 2011, at 5 p.m. EDT. All applications will be peer-reviewed and recipients will be determined based on the recommendation of the appointed review committee.

For guidelines and application form, visit the Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada website.