The MSFHR Scholar Program allows early-career researchers to establish an independent research career, build a leading research program, and expand their potential to make significant contributions to their field.

Key dates:

  • Competition launch: November 2, 2017
  • Application support webinar: November 16, 2017, 10 a.m. PT
  • Letter of intent deadline: December 1, 2017, 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Full application deadline: February 2, 2018, 4:30 p.m. PT
  • Anticipated notice of funding decision: Late May 2018
  • Anticipated start of funding: July 1, 2018

2018 Scholar competition details:

  • Applicants must:
    • Have a PhD or equivalent and commit to a minimum of 75 percent of their time conducting research
    • Hold or have a commitment for an appointment at a BC institution that holds a memorandum of understanding with MSFHR
    • Be within five years of the start of their first university appointment
    • Award term: five years
    • Partnership opportunities available

2017 award recipients

2018 award recipients

Read competition guidelines

Read application instructions


Application resources (PDF)

Sample PDFs


Webinar

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