The Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) is offering masters award for Canadian students who are pursuing a Master’s degree in HIV research at a Canadian institution. The maximum amount per award is $17,500 (CDN) for up to one year. Funding support to young researchers aligned with its four designated themes of health research: basic science, clinical science, epidemiology & public health and social science. Application deadline is February 5, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Award will be available for HIV research at a Canadian institution.
Course Level:Award will be available for pursuing a Master’s degree.
Scholarship Provider: The Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR), Canada
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply:
-Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
-At the time of the application, the applicants must have completed or be in the final year of a Bachelor’s degree and intending to pursue, or already registered in, a full-time Master’s degree program.
-Persons with a health professional degree who are seeking support for Master’s research training are also eligible.
-Only those students engaged in full-time master’s or doctoral research training (research training is defined as a minimum of 30 hours/week dedicated to research and course work) in a graduate school are eligible for support.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Canada can apply for this Masters Award.
Scholarship Description: The 2015 CAHR Master’s Awards are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master’s degree in HIV research at a Canadian institution. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Masters award will be offered for the duration of one year.
What does it cover? The maximum amount per award is $17,500 (CDN).
Selection Criteria: Not Known.
Notification: Not Known.
How to Apply: Applications must be submitted electronically in PDF form. A complete application must include:
-A letter, using no more than 500 words, summarizing the applicant’s relevant experience and training to-date and describing how the proposed scholarship will fit into his/her career plans;
-A cover letter signed by the applicant’s supervisor, discussing (i) the applicant’s suitability for this award (ii) how the training and career aspirations relate to CAHR’s mission, and (iii) a summary of the supervisor’s current position, research background (emphasizing any HIV experience) and relevant supervisory experience;
-The applicant’s CV and a copy of transcripts;
-A description (at least one full page) of the proposed program of training and/or research to be conducted during the scholarship period, plus any pertinent attachments;
-A letter from the institution where the training will take place, confirming that it is prepared to sponsor this studentship and provide the applicant with suitable space and research facilities.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 5, 2015.
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