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

Grant Amount: $4950 FOR UP TO 3 MTHS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 08, 2013
Sponsor's: Jan 15, 2013

Subject Areas: Rehabilitation or Therapy, Physical Activity, Disability, Arthritis, Activity, Mobility, Aging, Bone, Pain, Population Health, Tissue Injury, Repair or Replacement, Chronic Disease, Musculoskeletal Health

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide undergraduate and health professional students with opportunities to undertake research projects with established health researchers in an environment that provides strong mentorship. In addition, the intent of the initiative is to develop human resources and expertise to facilitate the translational research objectives of CIHR (including clinical research).

This opportunity targets the early stage of the student's academic training to encourage the pursuit of research in areas of strategic interest to CIHR's Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA) and CIHR's Institute of Aging (IA). The specific objectives of this "Studentship" funding opportunity are to: encourage undergraduate students early in their academic training into areas of strategic interest to CIHR's Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA) and CIHR's Institute of Aging (IA) and to build human resources and expertise to facilitate the transfer of research to action.

Application Details:

The Trainee must meet the following requirements: Enrollment in an undergraduate degree program at a Canadian university at the time of application. This includes but is not limited to students studying Kinesiology, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, or Dentistry. Availability to present their work at an upcoming health research symposia or conference. Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada at the time of application. The Supervisor must meet the following requirements: Have a proven 'track record' as a principal investigator in one or more of the relevant research areas noted in the guidelines. Be employed by a Canadian institution considered eligible under CIHR's guidelines.

CIHR Competition Code: 201301SMA The application process for this funding opportunity is comprised of one step: Application. To complete your Application, follow the instructions in the Training Awards - ResearchNet "Application" Phase Instructions, along with any additional instructions found below under "Specific Instructions". Your Application will be submitted using ResearchNet. Scan and upload the signed signature pages, including the routing slip, in the Print/Upload Signature Pages task in ResearchNet prior to submitting your application. A signed letter of up to two pages from the supervisor outlining the research project of candidate as well as the mentoring plan described in detail. This is uploaded in the "Other Application Material" "Attachments" section as a Letters of Support document type. Please see guidelines for details on attaching official transcripts to researchnet.


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
Evans,Katy Elizabeth

Sponsor Contacts:

160 Elgin Street, 9th Floor
Address Locator 4809A
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 941-2672