Graduate Studentships


The Child & Family Research Institute offers a variety of studentships to highly qualified trainees pursuing a research career in any health related research area that has direct relevance to the health of children, adolescents or women.

Guidelines and application forms for these studentships can be found under Forms. The application deadline is January 18th.

CFRI Graduate Studentship

Masters or doctoral students undertaking full time research in any health related research area that has direct relevance to the health of children, adolescents or women.

$20,000/year (3 awards/year)

Includes CFRI Graduate Studentship Partnerships, which are awarded with an expectation that funding from CFRI is matched by the supervisor or from an external award.

$10,000/year (3-4 awards/year)

CFRI NeuroDevNet Graduate Studentship

Doctoral students whose supervisor is a member of NeuroDevNet and whose research training reflects the training mission of NeuroDevNet (http://www.neurodevnet.ca/training).

Applicants must arrange to discuss their application with the Training and Education Programs Manager (
training@neurodevnet.ca) at least two weeks prior to the application due date.

$20,000/year (1 award/year)

CFRI Immunity in Health & Disease Graduate Studentships

Masters or doctoral students undertaking full time research in the area of immunology and/or infectious or inflammatory diseases whose supervisor has a minimum of 50% membership in the Immunity in Health & Disease cluster.

$20,000/year (1 award/year)

CFRI Canucks for Kids Graduate

Masters or doctoral students undertaking full time research that directly relates to understanding the causes of diabetes and/or improving treatment whose supervisor has a minimum of 50% membership in the Diabetes research cluster.

$20,000/year (1 award/year)

Michael Cuccione Graduate Studentship

Masters or doctoral students undertaking full time research in the area of childhood and/or adolescent cancer whose supervisor has a minimum of 50% membership in the Childhood Cancer & Blood Research cluster.

$25,000/year (1 award/year)