The CIHR Doctoral Research Awards consist of two programs administered through a single application:
* The Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Awards (CGS-D) program provides special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field in Canada.
* The Doctoral Foreign Study Award (DFSA) provides special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field abroad. Objectives
The specific objectives of this funding opportunity are:
* To provide recognition and funding to students early in their academic research career, providing them with an opportunity to gain research experience.
* To provide a reliable supply of highly skilled and qualified researchers. Visit http://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?prog=1049&&view=currentOpps&org=CIHR&type=AND&resultCount=25&sort=program&all=1&masterList=true for eligibility.
The maximum amount for a single award is $35,000 for up to 3 years.