Student Opportunities

Alberta Innovates SPOR Graduate Studentship

The Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit (AbSPORU) and Alberta Health Services’ SCN teams are working to create impact for Alberta patients, families, and communities through research that creates improvements in health care and supports better outcomes. Applicants to the October 2017 Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship competition are invited to partner with SCN’s for their research project.

Graduate students wishing to partner with the Seniors Health SCN on a project aligned with our priority areas can direct their 1 pg project proposal to the attention of by September 15, 2017.

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Revised Application Deadline: ESCN/SHSCN Masters’ Studentship Competition

The 2017 Joint Emergency and Seniors Health SCN Master’s Studentship Competition deadline has been revised.

New deadline: September 29, 2017

Click HERE for the revised call for applications.
Click HERE for the application form.

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement 

Information: This program supports high-caliber Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. Click here for more information.

Application Deadline (1st Intake): June 12, 2017
Application Deadline (2nd Intake): October 10, 2017


Mitacs is accepting applications for competitive international research opportunities, including student travel to and from Canada.

Projects last 12–24 weeks and are open to graduate students in all disciplines. Select destinations are also open to senior undergraduates. Funding varies by destination.

Students in Canada can do research in:

  • Brazil
  • China
  • France
  • India
  • Israel
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Tunisia

Students from the following countries can do research in Canada:

  • France

Graduate students can also apply to the Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program, which supports travel to Japan for a 10-week research project in Summer 2018.

Deadline: November 8, 2017

For more information, click HERE.

Globalink Research Award- Special Opportunity 
Information: The Mitacs Globalink Research Award supports international research collaboration. Special research funding is available for graduate students with uncertain status in their current location, to conduct research at a Canadian university. For more information, please click here
Application Deadline: Applications are accepted at any time and will be processed as received.

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