Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $4000 FOR THREE MONTHS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Mar 26, 2012
Sponsor's: Apr 02, 2012

Subject Areas: Liver Disorders, Liver Functions, Prevention, Liver

The Canadian Liver Foundation Summer Studentship Program provides an opportunity for a limited number of well-motivated students with records of strong academic performance to participate in liver-related research.

A student supported by the Foundation must not hold a current stipend award from another granting agency.

Application Details:

Applicants must be registered at a Canadian institution in an undergraduate degree program. Canadian citizens, landed immigrants and permanent residents will receive first consideration. A limit of two applications may be sponsored by a faculty supervisor, who must have a record of productive medical research related to the liver and adequate research funding, and who must be prepared to provide the student with direct supervision during the term of the award. Students must be prepared to participate in the project on a full-time basis, and to agree not to change supervisors during the term of the award.

Applications must be received at the Canadian Liver Foundation National Office no later than April 2, 2012. All documentation, including transcripts and reference letters must be received at the CLF National Office by the deadline date. Late and incomplete applications will not be submitted for review. A single PDF file of your entire grant application (excluding your academic transcript and reference letter) should be sent by e-mail to Billie Potknjak at by the deadline date. One reference letter, from someone other than your supervisor, can be submitted together with the original hard copy of your application. Alternatively, your referee may submit the reference letter directly to the CLF by mail or courier, or email it to Billie Potkonjak at The reference letter must be received by the deadline date. As well, the original hard copy of your completed application including your original academic transcript must be received at the CLF National Office by the deadline date.


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: Russelo,Theresa M

Sponsor Contacts:

3100 Steeles Ave. East
Suite 801
Markham, Ontario, Canada
416 491-3353