CIHR Fellowship Program, Canadian, International Students, 2014

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Scholarship Description:

CIHR Fellowship Program, Canadian, International Students, 2014 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is  offering fellowship program for highly qualified candidates in all  areas of health research at the post-PhD or post-health professional degree  stages to add to their experience by engaging in health research either in  Canada or abroad. These awards are normally held at Canadian institutions.  However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are eligible to hold their  awards outside Canada. Candidates, who are neither Canadian citizens nor  permanent residents of Canada, are eligible for awards to be held in Canada  only. The application deadline is 2013-11-15.

Study Subject(s): CIHR categorizes  health research in four broad themes: Biomedical Research; Clinical Research;  Health Services Research; Social, Cultural, Environmental and Population Health  Research. Course Level: Fellowships provide support for  highly qualified candidates in all areas of health research at the post-PhD or  post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in  health research either in Canada or abroad.Scholarship  Provider: The Canadian Institutes of Health Research  (CIHR) Scholarship can be taken at: Canada and Abroad

Eligibility: -As the Nominated Principal Applicant, you must be a  trainee and meet the minimum commitment of 75% of your time (minimum of 30 hours  per week) in the research fellowship role proposed in the application. -A  primary supervisor must be identified on the application. An additional  supervisor may be identified. -At the time of application, you must hold or  be completing, a PhD or a regulated health professional degree. You must expect  to complete all of the requirements of your doctoral or Health Professional degree by the latest possible date on which you can take  up your award (see Effective Dates). To determine if a particular health  profession is eligible, please consult the list of Eligible Health  Professions. -Candidates who have obtained a doctorate degree (course-based  or research-based) more than three years prior to the competition deadline are  not eligible (Exceptionally, for this competition, candidate eligibility will be  calculated in date of October 1, 2013). Interruptions, delays or post-degree  clinical training in your post-PhD cumulative experience may be taken into  account in determining eligibility if detailed information on the interruption,  including specific dates, is provided. Valid interruptions include child  rearing, illness, or health-related family responsibilities or, for health  professionals only, engagement in post-degree non-research related clinical  training (residency, etc.) and for up to 2 years only. CIHR uses the date of  degree completion to determine applicant eligibility. This is the date on which  all requirements of your degree have been met, including successful defense and  submission of the corrected copy of your thesis. -The program is open to  both Canadians and citizens of other countries. -These awards are normally  held at Canadian institutions. However, Canadian citizens and permanent  residents are eligible to hold their awards outside Canada. Candidates, who are  neither Canadian citizens nor permanent residents of Canada, are eligible for  awards to be held in Canada only. -A recipient of a Doctoral Award with a  health professional degree may apply for the Fellowship funding opportunity no  earlier than during the last year of their award. -Individuals eligible to  apply to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program or the Banting  Postdoctoral Fellowships program may also submit an application to the CIHR  Fellowship programs.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Canadian and  international students can apply for the fellowships.

Scholarship Description: Fellowships provide support for highly  qualified candidates in all areas of health research at the post-PhD or  post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in  health research either in Canada or abroad.

Duration of award(s): The maximum  duration of support, taking into account all federal funding sources, will  depend on the degree(s) held by the applicant. Holders of a: -PhD degree, or  PhD and health professional degrees, the maximum period of support is three  years, and candidates will only be eligible for support until the end of their  fifth year of post-PhD training. -Health professional degree which is  not requesting support to pursue a graduate degree, the maximum period of  support is four years. -Health professional degree which is requesting  support to pursue a graduate degree, the maximum period of support to complete  the degree is five years.

What does it cover? The awards consist of a stipend and a  research allowance and are valued in Canadian dollars. Stipends are taxable. -It is anticipated that approximately $21 million over five years will be  available through this competition, enough to fund approximately 170 awards. -The maximum amount awarded for a single award is up to $60,000 per annum for up  to 5 years. The value and duration of each award is determined by the degree(s)  held, licensure (where applicable), location of tenure and experience of the  applicant. -Stipend: -The annual stipend level for: Trainees with a PhD  degree is $40,000 per annum. -Health Professionals who hold licensure (full  or educational) in Canada and have less than 2 years of research or clinical  training experience is $40,000 per annum. -Upon completion of two years of  postgraduate research training, the awardee may be eligible to receive a  stipend increase to the higher level. -Health Professionals who hold  licensure (full or educational) in Canada and have two or more years of research  or clinical training experience is $50,000 per annum. -Health professionals  who do not hold licensure in Canada is $21,000 per annum. -Upon completion  of two years of postgraduate research training, the stipend may increase to  $40,000 per annum. -For awards  physically held outside Canada, $5,000 is added to the annual stipend. -Research allowance: $5,000 per annum.

Selection Criteria: There are three evaluation criteria for the  Fellowship program: -Achievements and Activities of the Candidate -Characteristics and Abilities of the Candidate -Research Training  Environment

Notification: The anticipated notice of decision will be on April  30, 2014.

How to Apply: The application process will be conducted on  ResearchNet. To complete your Application, please log into ResearchNet and  create an application for the Fellowship funding opportunity.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application  deadline is 2013-11-15.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

CIHR Fellowship Program, Canadian, International Students, 2014 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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