This scholarship/fellowship program, established in 2014, honors the commitment of the donors to promote graduate education in autoimmune, inflammatory, immunological and infectious disorders.
The award aims to recruit outstanding graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to innovative basic science and translational research training within the Snyder Institute through the offer of highly competitive scholarships/fellowships.
Applications are solicited from interested prospective trainees prior to the start in a graduate or postdoctoral program at the University of Calgary. For graduate scholarships, the award is contingent on acceptance into a full-time MSc or PhD program at the University of Calgary under the supervision of a full member of the Snyder Institute.
Snyder Institute, University of Calgary
The award guarantees annual stipends of $25,000 (MSc), $30,000 (PhD) and $50,000 (PDF).
Applicants must provide a letter of support from their research supervisors committing to provide a component of the award ($10,000 for MSc, $10,000 for PhD, and $20,000 for PDF) per year.
Two years, subject to annual renewal
The purpose of this award is to attract students who will be highly competitive for internal and external awards on the basis of their academic performance and research program. Students holding these awards are expected to apply for internal or external awards or grants for which they are eligible, including those from provincial or national agencies. The Snyder component of the award will be pro-rated by the amount obtained from other sources.
Renewal is contingent upon internal review of applications for internal/external scholarships, annual review of progress (including participation in Snyder academic activities) and a letter of support from the supervisor.
The next deadline is March 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm.
Completed forms should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
External/Major internal awards to BPSP recipients
Dr. Arthur Lau – AIHS Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dr. Mokarram Hossain – Alberta Cancer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Rhiannon Campden – Multiple Sclerosis Society Graduate Scholarship
Ben Ewanchuk – Multiple Sclerosis Society graduate Scholarship
Erik van Tilburg Bernardes – Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Justin Lee – Cumming School of Medicine Graduate Scholarship