Next expected deadline: TBD

Value & Term

$30,000 per year, and a research and career development allowance of $2,000 per year for up to 6 years

What is the MD-PhD Studentship?

The MD-PhD Studentship provides opportunities for support to individuals undertaking combined MD-PhD degrees at an Alberta University.

What are the objectives of the MD-PhD Studentship Opportunity?

The MD-PhD Studentship will:

    • Provide support to exceptional candidates who wish to pursue careers as physician-scientists, and are pursuing MD and PhD degrees simultaneously.

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants must be currently enrolled at an Alberta university in a combined MD-PhD program. Support is only available to applicants who have completed their first year of medical school or graduate training.

How do I apply?

Important:┬áPlease ensure you’ve reviewed the Clinician Researcher Training Stream Program Guide before applying.

What is the review process?

All applications undergo a rigorous review process by a committee whose membership is both interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral. Applicants for the MD-PhD Studentship will be evaluated with a focus on the trainee, their career plan and the opportunities provided by the proposed training environment(s) as measured by the following criteria:

    • Academic track record
    • Relevant work and/or research experience
    • Career development plans
    • Supervisory team, and the research and mentorship environment
    • Research proposal
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For more information:
Nicole Tjepkema, Officer, Industry & Technology
Nicole.Tjepkema@albertainnovates.ca
(780) 429-6891

Carolina Koutras, PhD, Manager, Training & Early Career Development
Carolina.Koutras@albertainnovates.ca
(780) 306-1329