[attach=1] Canadian Institutes of Health Research announces call for applications for CANADA-HOPE Scholarship Program.
The primary 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 International Development Agency (CIDA) and the United Nations (UN), to be exposed to some of 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.
Program launch date: December 15, 2010
Application deadline: March 31st, 2011
Funding start date: July 1st, 2011.
External link for more information: Fellowship
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Source: Canadian Institutes of Health Research announces call for applications for CANADA-HOPE Scholarship Program | The Cochrane Collaboration