Currently Accepting Applications

Deadline: Oct. 3, 2016

Value & Term

$50,000 per year, and a research and career development allowance of $5,000 per year for up to 3 years

What is a Postgraduate Fellowship?

The Postgraduate Fellowship provides support for individuals to pursue postgraduate health-related research at an Alberta university.

What are the objectives of the Postgraduate Fellowship Opportunity?

The Postgraduate Fellowship Opportunity will:

    • Attract and develop high quality, broadly trained health researchers in Alberta, and
    • Focus on scientific training and professional skill development to enhance the success of postgraduate fellows in advancing their careers across a wide range of academic and non-academic sectors.

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants must hold a PhD and/or professional health degree (eg., MD, DDS, DVM or DPharm) without clinical accreditation in Canada, and be accepted or currently hold a postgraduate appointment at a university in Alberta.

Are you a postdoctoral fellow whose research project involves chronic diseases, healthier lifestyle choices and other factors known to be related to cancer? You may be interested in the cancer prevention funding opportunity through ACPLF. Successful students will receive an additional $500 per year incentive to their research allowance. Find out more.

What opportunity does the Postgraduate Fellowship provide?

The Postgraduate Fellowship provides a stipend of $50,000 per year and a research and career development allowance of $5,000 per year.

The Postgraduate Fellowship will provide up to a maximum of three years of support for postgraduate training. AIHS recognizes the institutional limitations on the period of expected postgraduate training and will not provide support beyond 5 years of postgraduate training at the same institution.

How do I apply?

Important: Please review the AIHS Training and Early Career Development Opportunity Postgraduate Fellowship 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 Postgraduate Fellowship will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Relevant work and/or research experience
    • Career development plans
    • Supervisory team, research and mentorship environment
    • Research proposal
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For more information:
Carolina Koutras, PhD, Program Manager, Training & Early Career Development
Carolina.Koutras@albertainnovates.ca
(780) 306-1329

Kari Larson, Coordinator, Grants Processing
Kari.Larson@albertainnovates.ca
(780) 429-9334