We are pleased to announce the fall 2017 Cancer Research Training Program funding competition through the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute.
The CRTP has a curriculum that provides training and funding to graduate students, medical residents, postdoctoral fellows and clinical research fellows involved in cancer research at recognized institutions in Atlantic Canada. A limited number of Traineeship Awards will be offered to outstanding applicants with an interest in cancer research. Supervisors must be Senior Scientist, Associate Members or Honorary Members (qualifying as a Senior Scientist or Associate Member) of the Institute.
In addition to funds provided by the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute, funds for this competition will also be provided by:
• Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce through Dalhousie University: As part of Dalhousie University’s Bold Ambitions: Campaign for Dalhousie plan, funds will be used to support PhD and MSc students in their final years of study at Dalhousie University.
• Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society: For the top-ranked applicant undertaking pancreatic cancer research in Atlantic Canada.
• QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation: Cancer research trainees undertaking any type of cancer research in Atlantic Canada are eligible.
• Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI): Cancer research trainees undertaking any type of cancer research in Atlantic Canada are eligible.
• The Saunders-Matthey Cancer Prevention Foundation: Cancer research trainees in Atlantic Canada undertaking research in the area of primary cancer prevention are eligible to apply. The proposed work may contain aspects of education and/or knowledge dissemination. A focus on environmental factors will be welcomed.
• The Breast Cancer Society of Canada, through the QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation: Cancer research trainees undertaking breast cancer research in Atlantic Canada are eligible.
• Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation: The (DMRF) Daley Fund will support advancements in normal and malignant lymphocytes, especially as related to chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and The Bruce and Dorothy Rosetti Scholarship will support cancer research trainees undertaking any type of cancer research in Atlantic Canada. For applicants not associated with Dalhousie University, funds must be matched for both of these awards.
The deadline for submission is 4:00pm ADT on Monday 2 October 2017. Funding will begin on January 1, 2018. Please download the application form and checklist to apply: http://bhcri.ca/traineeship-application-package