Trainee Funding

  1. ACHRI Graduate Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of ACHRI members. 
    • 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: January 10, 2022, 11:59PM for new applications; July 15, 2022, 5 PM for renewal applications 
    • Award Guide
    • Application Process: Please be advised of the new application process, as follows: New applicants, please apply using the GAC application found in your Student Centre, under My Financials tab. Details here (under CSM Harmonized Awards tab) and here. Please also review this step-by-step guide.
    • Progress Report - renewing applicants only
  1. ACHRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Support - COMPETITION CLOSED

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of ACHRI members. 
    • Award Amount: $25,000 per year for two years from ACHRI, plus $25,000 per year from the supervisor.
    • Deadlines: May 3, 2021, 5 PM and October 1, 2021, 5 PM for new applications. 
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form - new applicant only
    • Progress Report - renewing applicants only
  2. Charlie Fischer Postdoctoral Fellowship in Advancing Patient and Family Relevant Research

    This award has been made possible through a gift honouring Mr. Charlie Fischer by Randy and Claudia Findlay.

    Award overview here.

    Detailed information coming soon.

     

  1. ACHRI Clinical Research Fellowship Support - COMPETITION CLOSED

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of ACHRI members. Candidates for the ACHRI Clinical Research Fellowship may be medical residents and fellows pursuing research training.
    • Award Amount: Stipend levels are in accordance with the current PARA agreement.
    • Deadline: Extended to May 17, 2021, 5 PM for new and renewal applications
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form - for new applicants only
    • Applicant Assessment Form - to be completed by referees of new applicants 
    • Renewal Form - for renewing applicants only
  1. ACHRI Summer Studentship Award

    • Eligibility: Open to undergraduate trainees of ACHRI members. Non-UCalgary student applicants are eligible. 
    • 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: 2022 application details coming soon
    • Award Guide
    • Apply through the UCalgary consolidated application portal
  2. BME-ACHRI Summer Undergraduate Research Funding

    • Eligibility: Open to undergraduate trainees of ACHRI members. Preference will be given to students in the BME program.
    • Award Amount: $6,000 in total for the period of May 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021
    • Deadlines: 2022 application details coming soon
    • Apply through the UCalgary consolidated application portal
  1. ACHRI Trainee Small Research Grants

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of ACHRI members
    • Award Amount: Up to $3,000
    • Deadlines: May 15, 2022, 5 PM and October 15, 2022, 5 PM 
    • Terms of Reference
    • Application Form
  2. ACHRI Trainee Publication Award

  1. ACHRI Trainee Travel Award

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of ACHRI members. 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
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form

    IMPORTANT: In light of the COVID-19 situation, ACHRI is temporarily changing the application and award process as well as eligibility criteria for ACHRI Trainee Travel Awards. Until further notice, ACHRI will be accepting applications for travel funding on a rolling basis. ACHRI Travel Awards will be offered to ACHRI trainees to help cover registration fees for virtual conferences at which these trainees are presenting. Retroactive applications (i.e., for virtual conferences that occurred and were attended by applicants since March 2020) are accepted. Please note that the trainee applicant must present his/her research at the conference to be eligible for a travel award. Maximum award amount is $500.

    To apply, please use the ACHRI Travel Awards application form and follow the instructions outlined in the Award Guide.

    Please note that ACHRI travel award funding is not a guaranteed source of funding for trainees and is subject to availability. 

    As this is an evolving situation, we will monitor the issue and provide updates on any changes to our future competitions for travel funding. Please check back for updated information for the March 1, 2022 competition.

  2. ACHRI Trainee Research Visits

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees of ACHRI members. 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
    • Deadlines: March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1 
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form

    IMPORTANT: In light of the COVID-19 situation, ACHRI is temporarily changing the application and award process as well as eligibility criteria for ACHRI Research Visit Awards. Until further notice, ACHRI will be accepting applications for Research Visit funding on a rolling basis. ACHRI Research Visit Awards will be offered to ACHRI trainees to help cover registration fees for virtual courses/ workshops relevant to the trainee’s research project/ training program.  Retroactive applications (i.e., for online courses/ workshops that occurred and were attended by applicants since March 2020) are accepted. Maximum award amount is $1500. 

    To apply, please use the ACHRI Research Visit Award application form and follow the instructions outlined in the Award Guide.

    Please note that ACHRI Research Visit Award is not a guaranteed source of funding for trainees and is subject to availability. 

    As this is an evolving situation, we will monitor the issue and provide updates on any changes to our future competitions for travel funding. Please check back for updated information for the March 1, 2022 competition.

  1. ACHRI Visiting Speaker/ External Examiner Funding

    • Eligibility: Open to ACHRI members who are inviting a visiting scholar to present a seminar to ACHRI members and trainees. This funding is also available to ACHRI members 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
    • Application process: please contact achri.training@ucalgary.ca for details.

The Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CCHCSP) is a transdisciplinary training program for the next generation of clinician-scientists in child and youth health research in Canada. CCHCSP provides support for these highly qualified child health clinician candidates to develop their requisite knowledge and skills for a career as an independent scientist in child health research. 

For details on eligibility, guidelines and adjudication process, please contact us at achri.training@ucalgary.ca.

 

  1. ACHRI STEP Support for CCHCSP Applications

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