Trainee Funding

  1. ACHRI Graduate Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI. Doctoral trainees wishing to pursue CCHCSP doctoral training should apply to this stream for funding support.
    • Award Amount: 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
    • Deadline: May 1, 2019, 5 PM for new applications; July 15, 2019, 5 PM for renewal applications
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form
  2. Department of Pediatrics Graduate Studentship Award

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of supervisors who hold primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, Cumming School of Medicine. This funding can be awarded separately or as matching funds to the ACHRI Graduate Studentship Support.
    • Award Amount with ACHRI Match: Master's students: $9,500 per year for two years. PhD students: $13,000 per year for two years
    • Award Amount without ACHRI Match: Master's Students: $20,500 per year for two years; PhD Students: $26,000 per year for two years.
    • Deadline: May 1, 2018, 5 PM for new applications; July 15, 2018, 5 PM for renewal applications - COMPETITION CLOSED. AWARD NOT AVAILABLE.
  1. ACHRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Support

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI. Non-MD trainees wishing to pursue CCHCSP training should apply to this stream for funding support.
    • Award Amount: $25,000 per year for two years from ACHRI, plus $25,000 per year from the supervisor.
    • Deadlines: May 1, 2019, 5 PM and November 1, 2019, 5 PM for new applications; July 15 and November 15, 2019, 5 PM for renewal applications 
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form
  2. ACHRI Clinical Research Fellowships

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of Full or Associate members of ACHRI. Candidates for the ACHRI Clinical Research Fellowship may be residents, fellows, or postdoctoral fellows in certification programs such as CCMG.
    • Award Amount: Stipend levels vary for each trainee category. See Terms of Reference for details.
    • Deadline: May 1, 2019, 5 PM for new and renewal applications
    • Terms of Reference
    • Application Form
    • Assessment Form
  1. ACHRI Summer Studentship Award

    • Eligibility: Open to undergraduate trainees of Full members of ACHRI.
    • Award Amount: $1,000 per month from ACHRI plus a minimum of $500 per month from the supervisor, for 2 – 4 months (May – August)
    • Deadline: Student portion is due on February 8, 2019, 4PM; supervisor portion is due on February 15, 2019, 4PM  - COMPETITION CLOSED
    • Application Process: Please apply through UCalgary's common application system
  2. BME-ACHRI Summer Undergraduate Research Funding

    • Eligibility: Open to undergraduate trainees of Full members of ACHRI. Preference will be given to students in BMES program.
    • Award Amount: $6,000 for the period of May 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019
    • Deadline: February 26, 2019 - COMPETITION CLOSED
    • Please direct any questions to bioengineering@ucalgary.ca
    • Application Form
  1. ACHRI Trainee Small Research Grants

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of Full and Associate members of ACHRI
    • Award Amount: Up to $3,000
    • Deadlines: May 1, 2019, 5 PM and November 1, 2019, 5 PM
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form
  2. ACHRI Trainee Publication Award

  1. ACHRI Trainee Travel Award

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI. Internal travel awards are available to graduate or postdoctoral trainees presenting their research at a conference. Master’s and postdoctoral trainees are eligible for one travel award during the course of their program; PhD trainees are eligible for two travel awards during the course of their program.
    • Award Amount: $500
    • Deadlines: March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1, 2019, 5 PM 
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form
  2. ACHRI Trainee Research Visits

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of Full members of ACHRI. Internal travel award offered to eligible trainees wishing to travel to attend an external course or workshop or to visit a partnering research group to learn practical techniques or collaborate in ongoing studies.
    • Award Amount: $1,000 - $2,000
    • Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1, 2019, 5 PM 
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form
  1. ACHRI Visiting Speaker/ External Examiner Funding

    • Eligibility: Open to Full members of ACHRI whose are inviting a visiting scholar who will present a seminar to ACHRI members and trainees. This funding is also available to Full members of ACHRI whose PhD students have scheduled their thesis defense. External examiner must present a seminar during their visit.
    • Award Amount: up to $1,500 per visit
    • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round

ACHRI's Healthy Outcome Theme is pleased to recognize the success of trainees in publishing high-impact research focused on reproductive, maternal, fetal, and child health.

  1. Application Process

    • Eligibility: Open to all full-time postdoctoral trainee, graduate or undergraduate students. An ACHRI Healthy Outcomes Theme member must be the last author of the publication.
    • Award Amount: $500 honorarium
    • Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round
    • Application Form
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