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There are two type of CIHR Scholarships.

1. Graduate Scholarships Masters Awards

Candidates must have completed or be in the last year of a bachelor degree or have been registered for no more than 10 months as a full-time student in a Master's program.

2. Doctoral Research Awards

Candidates must have completed at least 12 months of graduate study at the Masters or PhD level, and have been registered for no more than 26 months as a full-time student in a doctoral program.

The top ranked Doctoral Research Award applicants pursuing doctoral research training in Canada are eligible for a Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Doctoral Award. The annual stipend is $30,000, plus an annual research allowance of $5,000.

Steps to writing a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Application.

Step 1: Write a draft, keeping in mind on what you will be assessed:

There are two modules to fill out: the CV Module (one for yourself and one for your potential supervisor) and the Training Module. Get them by clicking here

Research Training

Honors and awards.

Your marks.

List of publications.

The three sponsors

Training Expectations: your plan of study

Proposed Training Program

Space, facilities and personnel support.

Ranking of the Dept./Program.

Step 2: Get Feedback

Step 3: Print out the final version.

Copyright 1995
Tutis Vilis
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
University of Western Ontario
London Ontario Canada

Created 28 Sept 1995
Last updated September 13, 2010
Comments welcome: tutis.vilis@schulich.uwo.ca