Funding Opportunities

Cyril M Kay Studentship


The Alberta Cancer Foundation and Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta have partnered to offer the Dr. Cyril M Kay Graduate Studentship. This award was established to recognize a high caliber student registered in a Masters or Ph.D. degree program at the University of Alberta, focusing on cancer research.

This scholarship provides a stipend in the amount of $27,000 per annum for a maximum of two (2) years plus research allowance in the amount of $1,500 paid in the first year which can be spent over the period of 2 years.

1. Applicant and Supervisor must be CRINA members
2. Scholarship cannot be held with other major awards

The successful candidate can use the research allowance as follows:
1. Materials and supplies
2. Travel to scientific meetings and conferences directly related to the project that the trainee is working on

Ineligible expenses are:
1. Health Insurance
2. Equipment
3. Tuition Fees

1. Complete application form
2. Upload supporting documents in PDF format - Transcripts will have to be compiled into one PDF file
3. Three letters of reference will have to be emailed to directly by the faculty member providing the reference letter.

Application deadline: July 26 at 4:00 pm MST

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