CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best CGS - Master's Awards
Applications are now available!
CIHR invites applications in all areas of health research, including biomedical, clinical, health services and policy, and social, cultural, environmental and population health (http://www.science.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=FEE7261A-1).
Applications are to be completed online (ResearchNet), and students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all the eligibility requirements and have adhered to the scholarship application guidelines. To complete an application, follow instructions provided under How to Apply in the award listing on ResearchNet.
Students registered at Wilfrid Laurier University must submit their application to their home department by the stated deadline set by the department (see Related Information below).
Duration of Award
- 12 months, non-renewable (only held in Canada)
Eligibility to Apply
- be a Trainee (as outlined under Section 1-D1.1)
- be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
- at the time of the CIHR deadline for application (February 1, 2013):
- have completed or be in the last year of a bachelor's degree; or,
- have been registered for no more than ten months as a full-time student in a master's program;
- have been registered for no more than ten months as a full-time PhD student and were admitted to the PhD program directly from the bachelor's degree
- not have already held an award from SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR or any other federal source to undertake and/or complete a master's or PhD degree
- be applying for support to pursue your first graduate degree. All previous studies at the graduate level, regardless of discipline, either course-based or research-based, will be included in determining eligibility
- you do not need to be admitted to a master's program at the time of application
- you apply in fall 2012 for support starting in September 2013 or January 2014
- achievements and activities of the candidate (research experience and achievement (15%), academic performance (25%))
- characteristics and abilities of the candidate (critical thinking, independence, perseverance, originality, organizational skills, interest in discovery, communication skills) (40%)
- research training environment (training program for the candidate) (20%)
Conditions of Award
- at time of taking up scholarship, you must be registered full time in the first or second year of a master's or PhD program in which research is a major component
- not have already held, or hold, an award from SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR or any other federal source to undertake and/or complete a master's or PhD degree
Review all rules and regulations concerning the CIHR CGS Master's awards. An overview of CIHR's application processes can be found on their web site: Apply for Funding.
Questions? Contact your Graduate Admissions and Records Officer in the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
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