Undergraduate Summer Studentship Award

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: Inuqire with Unit

Memorial Deadline: Monday 21st, January 2019

External Deadline: Thursday 24th, January 2019


The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide undergraduate students and health professional students with the opportunity to undertake health research projects with established investigators in an environment that provides strong mentorship.

The CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CIHR-IMHA) will provide funding for meritorious applications that are determined to be relevant to one or more areas of its mandate. CIHR-IMHA’s mandate is to support ethical and impactful research to enhance active living, mobility and oral health, and to address the wide range of conditions related to bones, joints, muscles, connective tissue, skin and teeth. More information on CIHR-IMHA’s research priorities can be found on the IMHA Strategic research priorities web page.

Funds Available

CIHR and partner(s) financial contributions for this initiative are subject to availability of funds. Should CIHR or partner(s) funding levels not be available or are decreased due to unforeseen circumstances, CIHR and partner(s) reserve the right to reduce, defer or suspend financial contributions to awards received as a result of this funding opportunity.

  • The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $150,000, enough to fund approximately 30 awards. This amount may increase if additional funding partners participate. The maximum stipend amount per award is $1,250 per month for up to 4 months, for a total of $5,000 per award.
  • The research supervisor(s) must secure an additional 25% minimum above the stipend contribution (i.e., $1,250 or more) from other sources, such as university funds, CIHR and/or NSERC grants, or any other research funds.

Visit CIHR’s website for additional details.

Funding Sources

Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: December 20, 2018