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World Congress on Pain 2020
Aug 04 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The 18th WCP organized by the International Association for the Study of Pain from August 4th to the 8th -- be there!
Graduate Scholarships
The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation requests applications for their Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research. The objective of these Studentships is to support full-time research in chronic pain that will be conducted at the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain (AECRP) or any MUHC/McGill University affiliate. Qualifying applicants must be students who have already been accepted into a PhD. Program at McGill University or be a Masters student who has already applied to the program. If a Masters student is chosen as a recipient of one of the Edwards PhD. Studentships, The Foundation has established a deadline of September 30, 2020 for receipt of documentation of his/her successful transfer to the PhD program as a condition of this award. The Studentships have a stipend of $20,000 per annum. Funding is for two years with a third year contingent on mutual satisfaction.

The Foundation requires that applicants obtain an agreement for supervision from a Full Member of the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain (AECRP). Consult http://www.painresearchcentre.mcgill.ca for a list of researchers and research themes. The Principal Investigator will participate in the formulation of a brief description of the research project. Acknowledgement of The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation must be given in any and all publications or posters related to this Studentship. A report is to be submitted to The Foundation at each year’s end.

Applications are to be e-mailed to The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation (edwardsfoundation@jcfmontreal.org) no later than MARCH 16, 2020. Applications must be submitted as a single English .pdf document and contain the following: a) letter of agreement from supervisor, b) two letters of reference, c) a three-page maximum CV (include complete mailing address), d) a list of any and all existing and pending funding and e) a full-page research description, which could include references.

Applications that exceed the page limitations will not be considered.

Successful applicants will receive an email from the Foundation by the end of May. They will have 15 calendar days to reply to this email stating whether they accept or decline the offer. Note that failure to reply within this timeframe will be considered a decline of the offer.

It is expected and understood that trainees will be applying to multiple agencies for funding. Those who receive funding from alternate sources (e.g. CIHR, FRSQ), are expected to notify the Foundation of this fact as soon as possible so that LAEF funding can be offered to someone else.

Call for Submissions: January 13, 2020
Deadline to Submit: March 16, 2020
Decision and Notification: May 31, 2020
Start of awards: September 1, 2020 or January 1st, 2021
The McGill University Integrated Graduate Program in Neuroscience offers Neuroscience Recruitment Awards of $5,000 and $10,000 are offered to outstanding new applicants to our Masters and PhD programs and for students transferring within the GPNS from Masters to PhD. These awards are intended to attract the best students to the GPNS and to encourage them to stay in our graduate program through completion of their PhDs. These awards are one-time, no-strings-attached “signing bonuses”, above and beyond the stipends provided by the thesis supervisors.
For more information visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/ipn/prospective/financial
Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentships are open to highly qualified Faculty of Medicine graduate students who are registered full-time in a research training program leading to an M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree. Internal Studentships are tenable for one year starting September 1. The Faculty of Medicine contribution for an M.Sc. student is $10,000 and for a Ph.D. student is $12,000. Supervisors are expected to supplement funded applicants with a minimum contribution of $8,000. Students who apply for a Faculty of Medicine Internal Studentship are automatically considered for every award for which they are eligible. Successful applicants must be registered at McGill University when applying and for the duration of the award. The deadline for applications is normally in April.
For more information visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/medresearch/graduate/funding/
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) at McGill University regularly posts new information concerning graduate funding on their website. We encourage you to visit this site to find detailed information on fellowship competitions, links to the sites of various funding agencies, and application forms for several McGill fellowships and awards. The Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office also publishes a general guide on funding strategies entitled Making Ends Meet, which can be downloaded from their website.
For more information visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/gps/
The Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec) is a fund mandated by the Québec government to support the development of scientific and technological research into the health of individuals and populations and to contribute to Québec’s economic growth. The FRSQ Training Award Program is designed for university students pursuing health research training in a Master's or Doctoral university program. All health themes are eligible, regardless of proposed methodology or models.
For more information visit: http://www.frqs.gouv.qc.ca/bourses-et-subventions
The CIHR Doctoral Research Awards and Canada Graduate Scholarships Programs are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a PhD degree in a health-related field in Canada or abroad. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity. The Canada Graduate Scholarships Master's Awards administered by CIHR are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master's degree in a health related field in Canada. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.
For more information visit: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca
The NSERC PostGraduate Scholarships Program provides financial support to high-calibre students who are engaged in Master's or Doctoral programs in the natural sciences or engineering. This support allows these students to fully concentrate on their studies and to seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields.
For more information visit: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca
The Canadian Pain Society offers Trainee Research Interchange Program Awards in Basic and Clinical Sciences. The award includes a $1,000 Research Grant and a Travel Award to attend the CPS Annual Meeting. The Award is presented at the Canadian Pain Society conference annual dinner.
For more information visit: http://www.canadianpainsociety.ca/?page=AwardsGrant