The Al (Alberta Innovate) – Health Solutions Scholarships is a Graduate Studentship which provides opportunities for support for individuals undertaking health-related research areas in pursuit of a Master’s or PhD at an Alberta university. It aims to foster the development of high quality, broadly trained health researchers and provide them career development opportunities across a wide range of sectors.
||Level: Postgraduate, Masters, PhD|||Institution(s): Universities in Alberta, Canada|
||Location: Canada,|||Field(s): Health|
||Target: All|||Deadline(s): Not Specified|
For doctoral degree programmes, the scholarship provides up to a maximum of four years of funding support. For masters degree programmes, the scholarship provides up to a maximum of 2 years of funding.The value of the stipend is about $30,000 per year, and a research and career development allowance of $2,000 per year.
The Program offers an optional component called the PLUS option. This provides up to one year of additional support so that trainees can gain valuable experience and additional skills beyond those acquired through their direct graduate research training.
To be eligible for the Al – Health Solutions Scholarships, you must:
- be currently enrolled in a graduate program at an Alberta university
be undertaking health-related training leading to a thesis-based graduate degree.
- have completed their first year of graduate training, at the time of award implementation.
How to Apply for the Al – Health Solutions Scholarships
All applications undergo a rigorous review process by a committee. Assessment of candidates will focus on the trainee, their career plan and the anticipated benefits they would gain from the opportunities provided by the proposed training environment(s) as measured by the following criteria and this should be included in the application:
- Relevant work and/or research experience
- Career development plans
- Supervisory team, and the research and mentorship environment
- Research proposal
For detailed information on how to apply, visit the Official Website.