• Tri-Council Agencies – CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC, Vanier
• Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions
• Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures
• Donor Awards
• FGS Graduate Awards Competition (GAC)
• Graduate Assistantship (Teaching)
University of Calgary Training Programs
There are various training programs on-campus funded by tri-council or provincial agencies. Normally for a graduate student to be eligible to apply to competitions, your graduate supervisor must be participating investigator for the training program. Please consult with your supervisor to inquire whether there are applicable training programs on campus that you are eligible to apply for. Examples of training programs:
• NSERC CREATE http://nserccreate.kin.ucalgary.ca/
• AIHS Osteoarthritis Team Grant http://www.medicine.ucalgary.ca/about/Osteoarthritis/alberta
• Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health CIHR Training Program in Genetics http://www.ucalgary.ca/research4kids/trainees/cihrtp/cihr_training_program
Faculty of Graduate Studies, Travel Awards http://www.grad.ucalgary.ca/travel_awards
The Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel awards are funded by the Alberta Government. These awards are open to students registered full-time in a graduate program at the University of Calgary who are presenting their work or research at major national and/or international conferences. Applicants must live in Alberta and be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident. Applicants are also required to have confirmation of presentation at the time of application. Applications without a confirmation of presentation will not be considered. An individual is eligible for one award at the Master's level and one award at the Ph.D. level.
Faculty of Kinesiology Presentation Awards acknowledge and encourage thesis-based students to present their research at national and international conferences. The maximum value of MSc and PhD awards is $1,000.
Applications for this competition will be accepted and reviewed expeditiously.
The criteria for being considered for a Faculty of Kinesiology Presentation Award are:
1. Student must be registered as a full-time MSc or PhD student in good standing in the Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Program at the time of the presentation.
2. Student must present their work at a conference between April 1 to March 31.
3. MSc students must present their work at a national or international meeting; PhD students must present their work at an international meeting.
4. The student’s graduate supervisor must be supportive of the student being considered for a Kinesiology Presentation Award. Our office will contact the supervisor directly to confirm this.
5. Students may apply to the Faculty of Kinesiology Presentation Award Competition once per year.
6. Applications for Presentation Awards must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 28 due to fiscal year end.
NOTE: Awards are based on availability of funding. Applying to this competition does not guarantee that funding will be awarded.
How to apply:
1. Draft a cover page with the following information:
Student name, UCID#
Degree (MSc or PhD)
Proposed title of presentation
Type of presentation
Location of conference
Dates of conference
2. Attach documentation confirming that your abstract has been accepted for presentation at an upcoming conference or proof that you have already presented. This could be a copy of the conference proceedings, a confirmation letter/email that your abstract has been accepted, etc.
3. Please email documents to email@example.com