SPOR Graduate Studentship in Patient-Oriented Research Competition

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (October 19, 2020)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2020

Amount: 30,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science


  • School of Graduate Studies

Health-related research project associated with a thesis-based graduate degree (i.e. Master’s or Doctoral degree, or the research portion of a combined MD/PhD).  Research project includes at least one of the following: Meaningfully engages patients as partners; Focuses on patient-identified priorities; Aims to improve patient outcomes.

  • October 19 at 16:00 MDT


  • $30,000 for one year 


  • Applicants must reside in Alberta
  • Be enrolled in, or accepted to, a graduate program at an Alberta university undertaking health-related research training leading to a thesis-based graduate degree.
  • Applicants are to be in or entering their first year of graduate program at an Alberta university in either September of the competition year or January of the following year.

Application Process and Instructions

  • The Graduate Studentship in SPOR competition is administered in partnership with the AIHS and CIHR
  • Visit this website for more details and application instructions.  Online application via the AIHS portal

AI-HS Program Guide, Application and Intructions please visit AIHS website.  

For additional information, please contact the SGS Award Advisor or the contact person at AI-HS