Trainee Funding

A limited number of qualified applicants in Streams 1 and 2 will be offered $10,000 in stipend support (funding is contingent on DSECT grant extension approval by CIHR). In situations where a successful applicant already holds funding from another source, partial funding may be available. Funding stipends are available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents and international students who are studying at Canadian institutions.

Some external and internal graduate awards limit holding other sources of funding concurrently; this policy varies by award and by institution and will therefore need to be assessed on an individual basis.

Applicants are also encouraged to apply for external funding. External funding sources may include:

  • Canada–China Norman Bethune Health Research Scholarships Program (Please visit the CIHR website for further information:
  • CIHR, SSHRC or NSERC : MSc and Doctoral Awards; Post Doctoral Fellowships
  • Ontario Graduate Scholar (OGS)