Currently Accepting Applications
Deadline: Apr. 3, 2017
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: Please 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
For more information:
Nicole Tjepkema, Officer, Industry & Technology
Carolina Koutras, PhD, Manager, Training & Early Career Development
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