QI2 - How to apply


Applications for the Fall 2017 wave of QI2 projects is now closed.

All applicants will be contacted before the end of November to be informed of the funding results. 

Please download the updated reference document which outlines eligibility requirements and restrictions:

PDF icon qi2_reference_document-_fall_2017.pdf

  • All documents must be typed.
  • Applications must contain the following 2 elements, submitted individually as PDF files.
  • The online submission page also requires the name and contact information of the Finance Manager at the PI's institution for the transfer of funds.
  • Please note that applications filled out by hand, with missing elements, submitted after the deadline or emailed directly to RCN officers or Executive Committee members will not be considered. 


Required documents

1. Application Form

Please download and complete the following form:

Microsoft Office document icon qi2_application_form_fall_2017.doc

In addition to administrative details, the application form includes:

a.  Timeline of the project: Using the table provided, document key milestones
b.   Budget: Using the table provided, detail in itemized fashion each expense (a price quote is required for material items > $ 2,000, to be scanned in at the and of the form, as an appendix)
c.  Departmental leadership confirmation: Using the space provided, demonstrate that your departmental leadership has reviewed the project proposal.

2. Project Proposal
•    Word document, Arial 12 point, 1-inch margins, letter form (8,5 x11 inches)
•    Mandatory sections:

1.    Project Description: (maximum 2 pages)

1.1    Background & problem statement: describe the problem you wish to address and its impact.
1.2    Proposed intervention: Describe in detail what you plan on doing.
1.3    Rationale: Describe how your intervention will address the problem and how will it impact patient care across the RCN.
1.4    Partnership proposed: Outline the team composition and specific contributions. Please note that a minimum of two RCN partner sites (JGH, MUHC, SMHC) must be included.
1.5    Assessment: Describe how you will assess the success of your intervention.

2.    Sustainability Plan: (maximum 0.5 page)
 Describe your vision of how the quality improvement will be sustained once the project ends. 

3.    Project Summary:  (maximum 0.5 page) 
In layperson terms, specify what problem and/or opportunity for quality improvement the proposal addresses.


Submit your proposal

The application period is now closed.


The application period is now closed.



For questions about uploading your application, contact Sophie Lorenzo - sophie.lorenzo[at]mail.mcgill.ca or 514-516-7634 .

For general information about the QI2 initiatives, contact Zeina DiMassi at  zeina.dimassi[at]muhc.mcgill.ca or 514-731-7671 ext. 7903.

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