The Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions (AI-HS) program, previously known as Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR), funds the Summer Studentships award. This is an opportunity for diligent students with superior academic records to participate in medical or health research in Alberta during the summer time. The aim of the award is to encourage the pursuit of formal training and career in health research. Those candidates who meet one of the following criteria are eligible to apply:
The duration of this award is a minimum of two months to a maximum of four months during the period of May - August. This is a stipend only award, which is currently set at $1300 per month. It requires that the applicant be sponsored by a faculty supervisor who possesses both a record of productive health-oriented research and sufficient resources to ensure the satisfactory conduct and completion of research.
Both students and supervisors are required to submit a final report to the Foundation upon the completion of the award.
A complete application package should include:
Applications must be submitted by Friday, January 25, 2013 to the Office of Research Services, B610 University Hall.