2022 Owerko Centre Trainee Awards

Under each of the pull down menus below, you will find information about the various awards we have available in 2022.

For example:

  • If you want to work with a community agency and research related work like developing systematic reviews and evaluations, or grant writing, click on the "Awards for training and community partnership opportunities" tab
  • If you want to expand your research scope, and set up a new experiment or new collaboration with another lab on campus, click on the "Small grant support" tab
  • If you want to learn new research methods and techniques with stakeholders who are not on  campus, click on the "Awards for training and community partnership opportunities" tab
  • If you don't currently hold any other graduate scholarship funding, click on the "Graduate stipend support" tab

Owerko Centre Graduate Scholarship Award

Eligibility: 

  • Applicants must have an Owerko Centre investigator as one of their supervisors
  • Be a registered graduate student (Masters, PhD) at the University of Calgary

  • May not hold other internal or external competitive scholarships at the time of the award

  • Applicants cannot have held a graduate tri-council award at any time

Number of awards available: 10

Award amount: $5,000

Deadline: 11:59 PM on May 2, 2022

Detailed award description

Award application

  1. Owerko Centre Training and Education Award

    Eligibility:

    • Registered graduate student (Masters, PhD) at the University of Calgary
    • Post-Doctoral Fellows
    • All applicants must have an Owerko Centre investigator as one of their supervisors

    Number of awards available: 2

    Award amount: Up to $5,000 each

    Deadline: 11:59 PM on March 15, 2022

    Detailed award description

    Award application

  2. Owerko Centre Trainee and Community Partnership Award

    Eligibility:

    • Registered graduate student (Masters, PhD) at the University of Calgary
    • Post-Doctoral Fellows
    • All applicants must have an Owerko Centre investigator as one of their supervisor

    Number of awards available: 1

    Award amount: Up to $5,000 (a portion of the budget should include a contribution to the community partner)

    Deadline: 11:59 PM on March 15, 2022

    Detailed award description

    Award application

  1. Owerko Centre Spark Trainee Grant

    Eligibility:

    • Registered graduate student (Masters, PhD) at the University of Calgary
    • Post-Doctoral Fellows
    • All applicants must have an Owerko Centre investigator as one of their supervisor

    Number of awards available: 1

    Award amount: Up to $5,000 

    Deadline: 11:59 PM on March 15, 2022

    Detailed award description

    Award application

  1. Owerko Centre Trainee Publication Award

    Deadline: Fall 2022

    Application details to come.

  2. Owerko Centre Knowledge Dissemination and Engagement Award

    Deadline: Fall 2022

    Application details to come.

  1. Owerko Centre Early Career Investigator Grant

    Eligibility:

    • Completed a doctoral (PhD) or equivalent degree (e.g. MD).
    • Current research associate, postdoctoral fellow, or clinical fellow at the University of Calgary.

    • Applicant must be employed within the research group of grant tenure or have an identified mentor in place for clinical fellows.

    • At the time of application, the fellow will have at least 9 months in the current position remaining and have 50% protected research time.

    • Candidates should be maximum 6 years post-degree with proven scientific excellence and high potential for innovation, transformation, and knowledge dissemination.

    • Applicants must have an on-site mentor or senior collaborator who is supportive of the project and willing to provide access to laboratory space and equipment.

    Number of awards available: 4

    Award amount: Up to $25,000 

    Deadline: 11:59 PM on October 11, 2022

    Detailed award description

    Award application