Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions (AIHS) continues to fund HYRS, but has transitioned the administration of the program to new homes at the University of Lethbridge, University of Calgary and the University of Alberta.

Please contact these Universities for more information on award eligibility, application forms and deadlines:

University of Alberta HYRS program
or contact (780-492-8928) for more information.

University of Calgary HYRS program
or contact Karen Halls at (403-210-7107) for more information.

University of Lethbridge HYRS program
or contact Trevor Armstrong at for more information.


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For more information:
Kathy Morrison, Senior Coordinator, Grants Processing
(780) 429-7655

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