Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) Master Awards in Canada, 2015

The Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) is inviting applications for master awards available for Canadian students who are pursuing a Master’s degree in HIV research at a Canadian institution. At the time of the application, the applicants must have completed or be in the final year of a Bachelor’s degree and intending to pursue or already registered in a full-time Master’s degree program. The maximum amount per award is $17,500 (CDN) for up to one year. This funding is non-renewable. The application deadline is February 5, 2015.. With a membership of more than 1,000 researchers and others interested in HIV research, the Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) is the leading organization of HIV/AIDS researchers in Canada. As an integral element of its mandate, CAHR works to “promote education and the development of new researchers”. As part of this effort, CAHR offers funding support to young researchers aligned with its four designated themes of health research: basic science; clinical science; epidemiology & public health; and social science. The 2015 CAHR Master’s Awards are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master’s degree in HIV research at a Canadian institution. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity..  Awards are available for students who are pursuing a master’s degree in HIV research at a Canadian institution.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  For this competition, CAHR’s expects to fund one application in each of the CAHR themes: Basic Science, Clinical Science, Epidemiology & Public Health; and Social Science.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada
· At the time of the application, the applicants must have completed or be in the final year of a Bachelor’s degree and intending to pursue, or already registered in, a full
· time Master’s degree program
· Persons with a health professional degree who are seeking support for Master’s research training are also eligible
· Only those students who intend to engage in full
· time master’s training will be considered for funding (research training is defined as a minimum of 30 hours/week dedicated to research and course work) in a graduate school are eligible for support.
· Supervisor: The supervisor must be an experienced academic with an appointment at a Canadian university, who is able to provide a supportive research environment for the trainee interested in HIV research
Benefits of the scholarship: The maximum amount per award is $17,500 (CDN) for up to one year.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Awards are available for one year. This funding is non-renewable.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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