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Research Fields TEST developing countries, clinical epidemiology, population health, clinical trials, global health
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Eligibility The pirmary goal of the Canada-Hope Scholarship Program is to further develop international collaborative efforts between researchers. The short term goal is to enable promising individuals to be mentored by prominent Canadian researchers. The long term objective of the Program is to enable promising scientists and clinicians from Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC), as identified by the Canadian Internationa Devleopment Agency (CIDA) and the United Nations (UN), to be exposed to some the best science, laboratories and training environments in Canada. This round will focus on sub continental South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Value and Term The maximum amount awarded for a single award is $174,000 for up to four years: * Trainee stipend: $40,000 or $50,000 per annum. The stipend level is related to the major degree, licensure (where applicable) and experience of the applicant. Stipends are valued in Canadian dollars and are taxable. * This award is non-renewable. Eligibility
  • The Nominated Principal Applicant must be a Trainee http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/34190.html#t2
  • at least one project participant, other than the Nominated Principal Applicant, must by a Supervisor
  • specific to CIHR training awards, please refer to the General Guidelines for Training Programs http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/22631.html#F5 Specific Eligibility Requirements In order to be eligible for this award, the scholar must have a mentor in a related field at an eligible Canadian institution and the sponsorship of an eligible institution in sub-continental South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan) or in Sub-Saharan Africa. The scholarships are intended for men and women of high intellectual promise who may be expected to make a significant contribution to their own countries following their return from study in Canada. Anyone who has obtained Canadian citizenship or who has applied for permanent residency in Canada shall not be eligible for the award. The mentor, scholar and sponsoring institution(s) must meet the following requirements: 1. Mentor: * must be employed by a Canadian institution eligible to received funds from CIHR; 2. Scholar: * must hold a PhD in a relevant field; or have a health professional degree in medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine; or hold a professional degree in a regulated health profession such as optometry, chiropractic, nursing or rehabilitative science along with a graduate degree in a relevant field of study. Contact CIHR staff to determine if a particular health profession is eligible; * must have received academic training in clinical medicine, population health, health research and other health related areas which can have an impact on the health of people in LMIC; * must be in the early stage of their research career and have no more than ten years of research training experience; * must be a citizen of one the following countries: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan or a country in Sub-Saharan Africa; * must be employed by a sponsoring institution and is eligible for a study leave for two years;
  • Value The value is not available
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines March 31
    Application Details Contact Information:
    For questions on CIHR funding guidelines, how to apply, and the peer review process contact: Stéphanie Chenard, Program Delivery Coordinator Canadian Institutes of Health Research Telephone: 613-941-0848 Fax: 613-954-1800 Email: stephanie.chenard@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

    For questions about this initiative and research objectives contact: Jacqueline Jorge, Policy Analyst International Relations, Canadian Institutes of Health Research Telephone: 613-952-0707 Fax: 613-954-1800 Email: jacqueline.jorge@cihr-irsc.gc.ca Updated: January 25, 2012

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