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Funding and Scholarships

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Please visit Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at Western for a detailed list of funding opportunities.

For postdoctoral scholars, there are additional current opportunities and fellowship programs that can be found at the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at Western.

 

Featured Opportunities & Upcoming deadlines

Studentship Awards-St. Joeseph's Health Care Foundation, Parkwood Institute.

Deadline: March 10, 2017

CLICK HERE for more information on the student awards.


Weston Brain Institute Postdoctoral Scholars 2017-University of Oxford (Merton College)

Deadline: April 11, 2017, 2:00 pm (EDT)

CLICK HERE for more information.

PDF of Weston Brain Scholars


Health System Impact Fellowships

PhD Graduates interested in applying their research and analytic talents to critical challenges faced by health system and related organizations.

Deadline: May 9, 2017

Anticipated notice of decision: July 27, 2017

For more information, click on the PDF or visit the website.


Cerebrovascular Research Grant Award

Currently accepting applications from individuals involved in basic science, clinical care and epidemiological studies.

Deadline: April 3, 2017

For more information, please visit the following website: The Aneursym and AVM Foundation


CIHR Doctoral Research Awards

2 award categories for graduate students: Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Awards (CGS-D) and Doctoral Foreign Study Award (DFSA).

Deadline: October 04, 2017

For more information, please visit the following website: CIHR Doctoral Research Awards


IHSPR Rising Star Award 2017

3 awards sponsored by the Canadian government and CIHR-IRSC, for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

Deadline: February 24, 2017

For more information, please visit the following website: IHSPR Rising Star Award


H.L. Holmes Awards 2017

Postdoctoral Scholars-in chemistry, physics, biology or math that is related to medical and biological processes.

Awards cover one or two years period, and can have a value up to $100,000 per year (CDN).

For more information, please see the following PDF: H.L Holmes Award.


Scientists at Custom Biologics-Bioassay Group Job Posting

Students and Postdoctoral Scholars with a background in Immunology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or related discipline are needed.

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@custombiologics.com

For more information, please see the following PDF: Bioassay Scientist Role


Canada-China Scholars Exchange Program

Up to 20 awards will be given out. Duration of the award is four to 12 months for students.

Deadline: March 6

Please visit the Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program website for more information.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Research Participation Programs

The ORISE Research Participation Programs at the CDC accept applications from students, recent graduates, and faculty researchers year round.

Deadline: Continuous
Please visit the ORISE website for more information.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Research Participation Programs

The ORISE Research Participation Programs at the CDC accept applications from students, recent graduates, and faculty researchers year round.

Deadline: Continuous
Please visit the ORISE website for more information.


Mitacs – Globalink Research Award

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides funding to support senior undergraduate and graduate student research projects abroad.

Deadline: Applications accepted at anytime
Visit the Mitacs website for more information.


Ontario Centres of Excellence – TalentEdge Internship/Fellowship Program

TalentEdge provides Ontario students and recent graduates with real-world industry experience. Through the program, interns and postdoctoral fellows can apply their expertise, leading-edge knowledge and tools to solving industry problems.
There are two components to the program:

Deadline: Applications are accepted at any time.
Visit the Ontario Centres of Excellence website for more information.


Research Western – Join Fund for Graduate Research

While graduate students present their research in numerous venues on and off campus, this fund was initiated to help support the creation of events (conferences, lectures) that bring external participants to share their research and interact with UWO grad students. Research Western, the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS), and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) have formed a partnership, annually contributing to $4000 each to a jointly-administered fund, designed to aid these events. The maximum amount that will be awarded to each successful application is $1,000.

Deadline: Applications accepted throughout the year.
Visit Research Western for more information.