Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:
https://parkinsoncan.fluidreview.com/pm/resource/eyJoZnJlIjogOTUwMDAwMTMsICJ2cSI6IDgxNjg4fQ/
Sponsor/Award: PARKINSON SOCIETY CANADA - GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD - 2018 COMPETITION

Grant Amount: UP TO $15,000 FOR 2 YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 25, 2018
Sponsor's: Feb 01, 2018

Subject Areas: Parkinson`s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Description:

The graduate studentship award program is strategic initiative to encourage promising young scientists to enter the field of Parkinson's research and to invest in research training that offers promise for future work in the area of Parkinson's disease. PSC wishes to encourage continued growth and revitalization in the fields of Parkinson's research in Canada by supporting talented young scientists and providing students with an opportunity to enter into the area of Parkinson's research during the early stages of their training. Funds awarded under the Program are to be used to cover salaries for research training in Parkinson's-related areas.

The Program offers awards for the support of projects with budgets of up to $15,000 per year over a two year term to exceptional applicants who have been approved for funding by the Advisory Board. Funds cannot be used to cover tuition costs. As incentive and recognition for the award, it is expected that supervisors will contribute $5,000 per year to make up the difference for a total funding amount of $20,000. Please be advised that The Graduate Student Award for the master?s level is not available this year.

Application Details:

The Program is available to only those students engaged in full-time research training in a graduate school. At the time of application, all candidates must be enrolled in graduate study program at the Master's or PhD level. Awards granted under the Program shall be held in trust by the Approved Institution at which the proposed supervisor of the successful applicant (an "Approved Supervisor") holds a faculty appointment. An Approved Supervisor should be an investigator actively directing research either in the field of Parkinson's disease or working in a highly relevant discipline and must be able to provide the successful applicant with a strong training environment.

Applications must be completed and submitted via the Parkinson Canada online research system. Applications must be submitted with the required signatures by the due date. Please review the sponsor's website for full requirements. Once obtained, scan the signature page and upload the signed signature page to the Parkinson Canada online system as part of your submission.

INDIRECT COSTS ARE NOT SUPPORTED BY THIS PROGRAM.

NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Bieber,Trevor
Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

JULIE.WYSOCKI@PARKINSON.CA
4211 YONGE STREET, SUITE 316
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada