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
  3. Other Internal and External Summer Studentship Awards

    Name

    Deadline

    Link

    • ACHRI
    • Alberta Cancer Foundation
    • Alberta Innovates
    • Alberta Transplant Institute
    • Libin Cardiovascular Health Research Award
    • Diane Laflamme-McCauley Award for Cancer Research
    • Program for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE)
    • O'Brien Centre Summer Studentships

    Student portion due February 8, 2019

    Supervisor portion due February 15, 2019

    Application Portal and Information - requires UCalgary login
    Applicants apply through a central portal and are considered for all awards for which they meet the criteria.

    Alberta Innovates Heritage Youth Researcher Summer Program

    March 21, 2019

    Information
    Application

    AIM-HI Undergraduate Summer Student Stipend Program

    February 22, 2019 at 17:00 (MST)

    Information and Application

    Calgary Laboratory Services (CLS)

    Yet to be determined. 2018 Deadline was Mar. 7, 2018

    Information

    CIHR Summer Studentship Award

    January 24, 2019

    Information

    Cystic Fibrosis Canada (CFS)

    March 1, 2019

    Information and Application

    Emergency Strategic Clinical Network

    January 18, 2019

    Information
    Application

    Fraser Noseworthy Memorial International Scholarship - BHSc Students Only

    February 8, 2019

    Information
    Application

    Graeme Bell Travel Award

    February 8, 2019 at 16:00 (MST)

    Application

    Markin Undergraduate Student Research Program in Health and Wellness (USRP)

    Student portion due February 8, 2019

    Supervisor portion due February 15, 2019

    Information
    Application

    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

    January 23, 2019

    Information

    For questions about the consolidated research award, application, portal, please email summerstudents@ucalgary.ca

  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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