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ACHRI Trainee Awards

Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI) is committed to supporting its members and their trainees in the creation of new knowledge and the translation of discoveries into healthy outcomes. ACHRI is pleased to provide the following funding opportunities to our trainees.

For more information on the ACHRI funding opportunities for trainees, please contact achri.training@ucalgary.ca

For funded trainees conducting research in Brain Health, please consider applying for the NeuroDevNet scholarships. Additional information is available here.

ACHRI Trainee Awards

Award

Description

Eligibility

Amount

Deadline

Application Requirements

   Trainee Stipend Support

ACHRI Graduate Studentship and Fellowship Support

Internal award for the purpose of providing stipend support to trainees pursuing graduate or postdoctoral research.

Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI.

 

Trainees wishing to pursue CCHCSP training should apply to this stream for funding support.

MSc students: $11,000 per year for two years from ACHRI, plus $10,000 per year from the supervisor

PhD students: $13,000 per year for two years from ACHRI, plus $10,000 per year from the supervisor

Postdoctoral Fellows: $25,000 per year for two years from ACHRI, plus $25,000 per year from the supervisor

Monday, May 1, 2017, 5PM

Award Information – Studentship (MSc/PhD)

 

Award Information - Fellowships (PDF)

 

Application Form - Studentships

 

Application Form - Fellowships

ACHRI Undergraduate Summer Studentships

Internal award for the purpose of providing stipend support to undergraduate students pursuing a summer research position.

Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI.

 

$1,000 per month for 2 – 4 months (May – August)

 

Supervisors are required to supplement this award with a minimum of $400 per month, for a total trainee stipend of at least $1,400 per month

February 15

5PM, or per special notice

Award Information

 

Application Form

Katharine Sarah Melinda 美玲 Thomas Orphan Diseases Summer Research Scholarship

Internal award for the purpose of providing stipend support to undergraduate students pursuing a summer studentship research in the area of orphan diseases.

Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI.

 

Research is directed to help find a cause and/or a cure/treatment for an orphan disease.

$1,000 per month for 2 – 4 months (May – August)

 

Supervisors are required to supplement this award with a minimum of $400 per month, for a total trainee stipend of at least $1,400 per month

March 1, 5PM

Award Information

 

Application Form

ACHRI Clinical Research Fellowships

Candidates for the ACHRI Clinical Research Fellowship may be residents, fellows, or postdoctoral fellows in certification programs such as CCMG.  Applicants can competitively apply for salary support commensurate with their training program to conduct research training.

Open to trainees of Full or Associate members of ACHRI.

Stipend levels vary for each trainee category. See Terms of Reference for details

Monday, May 1, 2017, 5PM for a July 1 start of the following year

Terms of Reference

 

Application Form

 

Applicant Assessment Form

Talisman Energy Research Fund in Healthy Living and Optimizing Health Outcomes

Internal award for the purpose of providing stipend support to trainees pursuing graduate or postdoctoral research with the focus on injury and obesity prevention

Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI’s Healthy Outcomes Theme.

MSc and PhD students: $20,000 per year for two years

 

Postdoctoral Fellows:

$40,000 per year for  two years

Monday, May 1, 2017, 5PM

Award Information

 

Application Form

Dr. D. Grant Gall Graduate Traineeship

Internal award in partnership with Snyder Institute for the purpose of supporting innovative, collaborative and interdisciplinary research by graduate students

Open to graduate students training under the co-supervision of Full and Associate members of ACHRI and Snyder Institute.

MSc and PhD students: $20,000 per year for two years

 TBA

Award Information

 

Application Form

   Trainee Research Funding

ACHRI Small Research Grants

To support trainees of clinicians or clinician scientists to undertake small research projects

Trainees with supervisors who are Full or Associate members of ACHRI

Up to $3,000

 

Monday, May 1, 2017

November 1, 2017

Award Information

Application Form

   Trainee Travel Support

ACHRI Trainee Recruitment Visits

Internal award to support trainee recruitment. Strong candidates interested in studying at the University of Calgary may be eligible for a paid recruitment visit. Applicants will have the opportunity to meet with potential supervisors, current trainees, and tour facilities at the University and /or the Alberta Children's Hospital.

Open to prospective trainees (graduate and postdoctoral) of Full members of ACHRI.

Up to $1,000 per visit.

 

One award per supervisor/ prospective trainee per year

Applications are accepted year-round

Award Information and Application Form

 

ACHRI Trainee Travel Awards

Internal travel awards are available to graduate or postdoctoral trainees presenting their research at a conference or attending a workshop/course relevant to their field of study.

Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI.

 

Masters and postdoctoral trainees are eligible for a single award.

 

PhD trainees may apply for up to two awards during their program.

Up to $750

Applications are accepted year-round

Award Information

 

Application Form

ACHRI Trainee Research Visits

Internal travel award offered to eligible trainees wishing to travel to attend a course of at least a week in duration or to visit a partnering research group to learn practical techniques or collaborate in ongoing studies.

Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI.

 

Up to $2000 is available to support travel, accommodation and course related expenses.

Applications are accepted year-round

Award Information

 

Application Form

   Visiting Scholar Funding

ACHRI Visiting Speaker/ External Examiner Funding

Internal funding support is available for hosting an external examiner who will also present a seminar to ACHRI members and trainees during their visit.

Open to Full members of ACHRI whose PhD students have scheduled their thesis defense. External examiner must present a seminar during their visit.

Up to $1,500 per scholar visit

Applications are accepted year-round

Award Information

 

Application Form