Research Opportunities

The AIHS summer studentships offer students registered full-time in an undergraduate program, the opportunity to participate in medical or health research in Alberta during the summer months. The award is meant to encourage students to consider pursuing formal training and a career in health research.

Please note the application for AIHS, PURE, ACF and ACHRI awards are submitted via a streamlined online application system.

Student deadline: Feb. 8, 2019
Supervisor deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

 

The university believes that qualified students should also have the opportunity to experience research as an activity outside the classroom. They should have opportunities to learn how to write research proposals, seek research funding, undertake or participate in substantive projects, learn discipline-specific skills and report research results.

Please note the application for AIHS, PURE, ACF and ACHRI awards are submitted via a streamlined online application system.

Student deadline: Feb 8, 2019 (4 p.m.)
Supervisor deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

The competition is limited to students who are registered in an undergraduate training program and who will be under the supervision of members of the scientific or medical staff of Alberta Health Services or an Alberta university during the period of the award.

Please note the application for AIHS, PURE, ACF and ACHRI awards are submitted via a streamlined online application system.

Student deadline: Feb 8, 2019 (4 p.m.)
Supervisor deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

Candidates are eligible to apply for the CIHR training program summer studentship support if they have secured a training position with a supervisor who is a member of the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health (ACHRI). The supervisor must be conducting an eligible research program that falls under the mandate of the CIHR, IHDCYH and ACHRI. 

Please note the application for AIHS, PURE, ACF and ACHRI awards are submitted via a streamlined online application system.

Student deadline: Feb 8, 2019 (4 p.m.)
Supervisor deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

These awards are meant to stimulate your interest in research in natural sciences and engineering and to pursue a research career in these fields. The department ranks the applications.

University wide application deadline: Jan. 23, 2019

The primary goal of the Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP) is to enrich and enhance the undergraduate experience at the University of Calgary. Thus far, the results of the program are indicating that early and direct involvement in research is increasing the future success of our students.

Summer student deadline: Feb 8, 2019 (4 p.m.)
Summer supervisor deadline: Feb. 15, 2019
Fall deadline: September 2019

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation summer studentships provide support to students engaged in summer research projects in areas of the biomedical or behavioural sciences relevant to cystic fibrosis, normally under the direction of CF clinic directors or principal investigators based at a Canadian host institution.

Application deadline: March 1

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (in collaboration with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada) Summer Student Scholarships are designed to provide short-term financial support for undergraduates who wish to obtain introductory training in research in the field of Gastroenterology.

Application deadline: January 31

The intent of this program is to excite and encourage students to pursue a career as a basic research scientist. It supports full-time undergraduate students to work in the laboratory of an established investigator. Faculty sponsors/advisors must be active members of the APS in good standing.

Deadline: February 1

The Biochemical Society offers studentship funding for second or third year undergraduate students to spend their summer working in a molecular bioscience research lab. Applicants (supervisors) must be members of the Biochemical Society working in a university or research institute. Applications must be made on behalf of and in association with a named student.

Deadline: February 24

Grants of up to £3,000 are available to provide financial support for undergraduate students interested in gaining research experience in any area of genetics by carrying out a research project over the long vacation, usually prior to their final year. Applications must be made by principal investigators at universities or research institutes. All applicants must have been a member of the Genetics Society for a minimum of one year.

Deadline: March 31

Runs conservation research expeditions that operate in remote locations in Indonesia, Honduras, Peru, Cuba, South Africa, Madagascar, Mexico and Guyana. Students can join as research assistants to gain hands-on field experience or to collect data for their thesis.