Doctoral Research Award : Doctoral Foreign Study Award (DFSA) : 2019-2020

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: Inquire with Unit

Memorial Deadline: Friday 11th, October 2019

External Deadline: Thursday 17th, October 2019


The Doctoral Foreign Study Award (DFSA) program supports high-calibre students engaged in doctoral programs in all academic disciplines who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field abroad.

Research Areas

This funding opportunity will support projects relevant to the following research areas:

Doctoral: Fall 2019 Priority Announcements (Specific Research Areas)

Funds Available

  • The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $1.05 million, enough to fund approximately 10 awards.
  • The maximum amount per award is $35,000 per year for 36 months. (Updated: 2019-07-30) Award funding is allocated as follows:
    • Stipend: $30,000 per annum
    • Research Allowance: $5,000 per annum

Funding Sources

Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: August 13, 2019