Securing adequate funding is an important part of research and academic development. There are many funding opportunities available to SMH trainees, including internal, university, government and non-government opportunities. Students should always consult with their university regarding opportunities and application deadlines.
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St. Michael’s Hospital offers internal funding opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows including:
The aim of LKSKI-SMH awards is to provide a partial salary support for excellent students in order to help them to perform research and obtain a degree through their work. The successful application will be provided with the award for one year.
The aim of the RTC Travel Award is to provide funding to support travel of trainees in order to enhance their research training experience in the area of knowledge dissemination and sharing.
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is intended to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent. This is a very competitive award, with 70 fellowships awarded each year across Canada; each institution is asked to put forward only their top candidates.
Check the St. Michael’s Hospital Research Funding Database regularly for updated funding opportunities:
Students who are pursuing research-based master’s or doctoral studies may also qualify for additional financial support, which are administered by the respective graduate units. Please check with your specific department, and also visit the Graduate Awards Office for additional information about scholarship and financial aid programs.
*Please ensure to verify all internal application deadlines with your university and/or program