Trainee Funding

  1. ACHRI Graduate Scholarship - COMPETITION CLOSED

    • 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. Charlie Fischer Fellowship in Advancing Patient- and Family-Oriented Research - COMPETITION CLOSED

    This award is made possible through a gift honouring Mr. Charlie Fischer by Randy and Claudia Findlay – matched by the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees (postdoctoral scholars or clinical research fellows/ PGME fellows) of ACHRI members. Applicants external to UCalgary are welcome to apply. 
    • Award Amount: Min. $60,000 for one year, plus $5,000 research allowance.
    • Deadline: May 2, 2022, 5 PM 
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form 

     

  2. ACHRI Postdoctoral Fellowship

    • 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: October 3, 2022, 5 PM for new applications. November 1, 2022, 5 PM for renewal applications
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form - new applicants only
    • Progress Report - renewing applicants only
  3. ACHRI Clinical Research Fellowship - 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: May 2, 2022, 5 PM for new and renewal applications
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form - new applicants only
    • Renewal Form - renewing applicants only
  4. Aisha Rea Research Fellowship in Vasculitis - COMPETITION CLOSED

    This award is made possible through the generous support of the Rea Family.  

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees (postdoctoral scholars and clinical research fellows/ PGME fellows) of ACHRI members. Applicants external to UCalgary are welcome to apply. 
    • Award Amount: Award amount varies depending on trainee category (min. $50,000 for one year)
    • Deadline: May 1, 2023, 5 PM
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form 
  5. Haslam Clinical Research Fellowship in Child Brain Health - COMPETITION CLOSED

    This award is made possible through the Dr. Robert Haslam Chair Endowment. This Fellowship was created to advance research, create new knowledge, and inspire future leaders in child brain health.

    • Eligibility: Open to trainees (postdoctoral scholars and clinical research fellows/ PGME fellows) of ACHRI members. Applicants external to UCalgary are welcome to apply. 
    • Award Amount: Award amount varies depending on trainee category (min. $50,000 for one year)
    • Deadline: May 2, 2022, 5 PM 
    • Award Guide
    • Application Form 
  1. ACHRI Summer Studentship Award - COMPETITION CLOSED

    • Eligibility: Open to undergraduate trainees of ACHRI members. Non-UCalgary student applicants are eligible. 
    • Award Amount: $1,375 per month from ACHRI plus a minimum of $500 per month from the supervisor, for 2 – 4 months (May – August)
    • Deadlines: Student submission deadline: Friday, February 4, 2022, 4 PM (MT); Supervisor submission deadline: Friday, February 11, 2022, 4 PM (MT).
    • Award Guide
    • Apply through the UCalgary consolidated application portal
  2. BME-ACHRI Summer Undergraduate Research Funding - COMPETITION CLOSED

    • Eligibility: Open to undergraduate trainees of ACHRI members. Preference will be given to students in the BME program.
    • Award Amount: $7,500 in total for the period of May 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022
    • Deadlines: Student submission deadline: Friday, February 4, 2022, 4 PM (MT); Supervisor submission deadline: Friday, February 11, 2022, 4 PM (MT).
    • Apply through the UCalgary consolidated application portal
  • Eligibility: Open to trainees of ACHRI members
  • Award Amount: Up to $3,000
  • Deadlines: May 16, 2022, 5 PM and October 17, 2022, 5 PM 
  • Terms of Reference
  • Application Form
  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
  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
  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.

 

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