New Funding Opportunity!

We are pleased to announce several awards for graduate trainees and postdoctoral fellows made possible through generous endowments to the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. These include awards for research in the fields of Alzheimer’s disease, brain tumors and treatment, mental health disorders, neural repair, and Schizophrenia. Several general awards from the DMCBH will also be available. All awards are one-time, to be used toward the trainee’s stipend. Successful trainees may apply for a second year of funding on a competitive basis.

 

Eligibility criteria, award descriptions, and application procedures can be found on the application form. Please submit your application form and all supporting documents as a single pdf before August 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm. For more information about the DMCBH Endowment Awards, please contact the Graduate Program in Neuroscience office: ubc.neuroscience@ubc.ca.

 

The application form can be found here

Your application must include a research summary using scientific or technical terms making sure to provide the following sections:

Background and Importance: Provide a brief overview of relevant background information and/or rationale for the proposed research.
Goal(s) / Research Aims: Indicate the broad goal(s) and specific research aims of the proposed research and clear linkage indicating how they fit the objectives of the funding opportunity.
Methods / Approaches / Expertise: Provide a brief overview of the methodology and population that will be used to address each of the research aims. This section may also include the nature of the core expertise being brought together to address the proposed research. Information may include important collaborations (within or outside of the research community) that will be accessed to achieve the outlined research goals.
Expected Outcomes:  Describe the expected outcomes of the proposed research highlighting the significance of the proposed research and how it will advance knowledge and/or its application to health care, health systems and/or health outcomes.

Note: Your completed summary cannot exceed 3500 characters (including spaces) or approximately one page.