Graduate Studentship & Postgraduate Fellowships

Graduate Studentships

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What is the Graduate Studentship?

The Graduate Studentship provides opportunities for support for individuals undertaking health-related research areas in pursuit of a Master’s or PhD at an Alberta university.

Value & Term

$30,000 stipend and a research and career development allowance of $2,000 per year for up to three years (maximum of one-year-support towards a Master’s degree). Awards must be implemented January 1, 2019, February 1, 2019 or March 1, 2019.

What are the objectives of the Graduate Studentship Opportunity?

The Graduate Studentship Program will:

  • Foster the development of high quality, broadly trained health researchers and enhance the important contribution graduate students make to the research and innovation sector.
  • Provide support for both scientific training and career development and facilitate the acquisition of the professional skills crucial to achieving success in obtaining a graduate degree and in developing a successful career;
  • Provide additional training and career development opportunities for trainees across a wide range of sectors

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate program at an Alberta university undertaking health-related training leading to a thesis-based graduate degree. Applicants must have completed their first year of graduate training, at the time of award implementation. The Graduate Studentship is tenable only at an Alberta university.

Important: Please review the Graduate Studentship Program Guide before applying.

Program Contact Information

Name: Kathy Morrison
Title: Senior Coordinator, Grants Processing
Phone: 780-429-7655