Applications open for 2018 Research Trainee competition

1 February 2018

Applications are now open for MSFHR’s 2018 Research Trainee competition. The letter of intent deadline is March 1, with full applications due April 10, 2018.

The Research Trainee Program is one of MSFHR’s flagship programs, funding more than 1,270 researchers since it was launched in 2001. For these researchers, funded as post-doctoral fellows in the training phase of their research careers, the support helps protect time for research and career development, ultimately supporting the long-term success of the BC health research landscape.

2018 Research Trainee competition application guidelines

“As Research Trainees, securing this funding helps us focus back on driving our projects forward and producing research,” said 2017 Research Trainee Dr. Dustin King, speaking at MSFHR’s annual awardee recognition event. “It also provides a pool of funds by which we can attend conferences and workshops, can aid in our knowledge translation activities, and really helps our professional development by connecting us to other trainees and building our professional networks.”

King is one of 32 trainees from across the province who recieved salary support in the 2017 Research Trainee competition.

Each year, MSFHR partners with leading organizations from BC, Canada, and around the world to nurture BC research talent. Organizations currently seeking opportunities to co-fund research through MSFHR’s 2018 Research Trainee competition include the BC Schizophrenia Society Foundation, Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation and Pacific Parkinson’s Research Institute.

Current co-funding opportunities:

For researchers

For prospective partners