Trainee Awards

Undergraduate Student Summer Research Award

Application Deadline

closed

Term

16 weeks, May to August

Amount

up to $1125

The Undergraduate Student Summer Research Awards are available to fund undergraduate research projects in lipidomics carried out under the supervision of one of our faculty mentors.

Candidates who successfully receive a University of Ottawa Summer Studentship for Undergraduate Medical Students under the supervision of one of our faculty members (at any of our affiliate Institutions) may also apply for this award.

 

General Applicant Eligibility

You must be registered full-time in Bachelor’s degree program at the time of application.

You must have minimum B+ cumulative grade point average

You must have contacted and have been accepted as potential summer undergraduate student researcher under the supervision of one of our faculty mentors

Supervisors must supplement the award by $4500 (i.e. internal award, NSERC, URSA, HSFO Undergraduate award etc.)

 

Application Procedure

Step 1: Apply to mentors (see "How to apply" for details)

Step 2: Interview with one of our faculty mentors

Step 3: Once accepted to a host lab, download and read Application Instructions

Step 4: Download and complete the Application Form and Checklist

Step 5: Submit application

 

Contact

Carolina Cieniak, Awards & Communications Officer

email: lipidomic@uottawa.ca

 

Graduate Student Award

Application Deadline

closed

Term

up to 12 months, Starting April 1, 2014

Amount

up to $10,000

up to $5,000 Supplement Award (for students with external funding)

The CIHR Training Program in Neurodegenerative Lipidomics provides funding to promote collaborative research and skill advancement in lipidomics.


There are two types of Graduate Student Awards available:
• CIHR Training Program in Neurodegenerative Lipidomics Scholarships available to students who do not hold independent, external funding
• CIHR Training Program in Neurodegenerative Lipidomics Supplement Scholarships available to new recruits or to retain top students who hold independent, external funding

 

General Applicant Eligibility

You must be registered full-time in a M.Sc. or Ph.D. program under the supervision of one of our faculty mentors.

M.Sc. trainees are eligible for funding during their first two years of full-time graduate study.

Ph.D. trainees are eligible for funding during their first five years of full-time graduate study.

 

Application Procedure

Step 1: Apply to mentors (see "How to apply" for details)

Step 2: Interview with one of our faculty mentors

Step 3: Once accepted to a host lab, download and read Application Instructions

Step 4: Download and complete the Application Form and Checklist

Step 5: Submit application

 

Contact

Carolina Cieniak, Awards & Communications Officer

email: lipidomic@uottawa.ca

 

Post-doctoral Fellowship Award

Application Deadline

closed

Term

up to 12 months, Starting April 1, 2014

Amount

up to $20,000

up to $10,000 Supplement Award (for students with external funding)

The CIHR Training Program in Neurodegenerative Lipidomics provides funding to promote collaborative research and skill advancement in lipidomics.


There are two types of Post-Doctoral Fellowship Awards available:
• CIHR Training Program in Neurodegenerative Lipidomics Post-Doctoral Fellowships available to fellows who do not hold independent, external funding
• CIHR Training Program in Neurodegenerative Lipidomics Supplement Fellowships available to fellows who hold independent, external funding

 

General Applicant Eligibility

You must hold a Ph.D. degree and be accepted as a post-doctoral fellow under the supervision of one of our faculty mentors. Under exceptional circumstances, applicants with an M.D. degree may be eligible. This exception applies only to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a M.D. degree from a Canadian academic institution.

Preference will be given to trainees who will have 5 years or less of postdoctoral experience at the time of finishing the award.

 

Application Procedure

Step 1: Apply to mentors (see "How to apply" for details)

Step 2: Interview with one of our faculty mentors

Step 3: Once accepted to a host lab, download and read Application Instructions

Step 4: Download and complete the Application Form and Checklist

Step 5: Submit application

 

Contact

Carolina Cieniak, Awards & Communications Officer

email: lipidomic@uottawa.ca

 

Post-professional Fellowship Award

Application Deadline

closed

Term

up to 12 months, Starting April 1, 2014

Amount

up to $20,000

The CIHR Training Program in Neurodegenerative Lipidomics provides funding to promote collaborative research and skill advancement in lipidomics.


The following type of Post-Professional Fellowship Awards is available:
• CIHR Training Program in Neurodegenerative Lipidomics Post-Professional Fellowships available to fellows who do not hold independent, external funding

 

General Applicant Eligibility

You must hold a professional medical degree (M.D.) and be accepted as a post-professional degree fellow under the supervision of one of our faculty mentors.

You cannot be enrolled in any academic program leading to a degree or diploma while holding a Post-Professional Degree Fellowship.

 

Application Procedure

Step 1: Apply to mentors (see "How to apply" for details)

Step 2: Interview with one of our faculty mentors

Step 3: Once accepted to a host lab, download and read Application Instructions

Step 4: Download and complete the Application Form and Checklist

Step 5: Submit application

 

Contact

Carolina Cieniak, Awards & Communications Officer

email: lipidomic@uottawa.ca

 

Short-term Research Award

Application Deadline

closed

Term

varies

Amount

up to $10000

These awards provide highly qualified personnel, whose primary research is not focused on neurolipidomics, the opportunity to work in collaboration with one of our faculty mentors and a CTPNL collaborator on an applied or conceptual short-term defined research project designed to promote:

a) the dissemination of neurolipidomic findings;

b) the communication of research projects (and our program);

c) a small neurolipidomic research project not directly related or peripherally related to the applicant's thesis research

d) outreach programs

 

It is applicable, for example, for those:

- whose primary research is not focused on neurolipidomics

- who do not have other sources of external or internal funding beyond teaching assistantships

- who have just graduated from an undergraduate degree and are seeking a defined research project.

- who are PDFs wishing to pursue a defined research project

 

General Applicant Eligibility

This funding is designed to support trainees who propose a defined research project for a defined duration. Applicants and their supervisors must outline all project deliverables and time line and provide justification for the associated trainee stipend requested.

 

The project must be supervised by at least two (2) of our faculty mentors.

 

Outreach projects must be approved by the program director, Dr. Steffany Bennett.

 

Application Procedure

Step 1: Apply to one of our mentors with an eligible project proposal.

Step 2: Once accepted, download and read the Application Instructions

Step 3: Once accepted, download and complete the Application Form and Checklist

Step 4: Submit application

 

Contact

Carolina Cieniak, Awards & Communications Officer

email: lipidomic@uottawa.ca