Graduate Students Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Every year, the CIHR Research Chair Pocosa awards grants for graduate studies (master’s, doctoral) and  postdoctoral fellowships. It aims to support projects dealing with health policies or with innovative primary care models and that are relevant to the Research Chair’s mandate.

POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS

Candidates may submit their projects at any time to Anne Lardeux, Head of Communciations.

Eligibility criteria
  • Must hold a doctorate in one of the following health-related disciplines: nursing, public health, administration, anthropology, law, economics, political science.
DOCTORAL GRANTS

Candidates may submit their projects at any time to the

Grant amount: $20,000
Eligibility criteria
  • Having submitted or prepared a request for admission to a doctoral program in one of the following health-related disciplines: nursing, public health, administration, anthropology, law, economics, political science;
  • Being accepted into, and registering for, a full-time regular program;
  • Being supervised or co-supervised by the chair holder, Damien Contandriopoulos;
  • Making a commitment to participate in the scientific activities of the Research Chair in Policies, Knowledge and Health;
  • Making a commitment to present funding request to external funding agencies such as FRQ-S or CIHR.
Documents to be submitted
  • A presentation letter (500 words maximum) describing your academic career, your career aspirations, and how your research interests are related to the themes of the Research Chair.
  • A summary of your research project (500 words maximum, excluding references).
  • A curriculum vitae that includes: studies and degrees obtained; scholarships, distinctions and awards received; publications, communications, and research experience.
  • Official transcripts for your university studies. For all documents submitted in a language other than English or French, a certified translation must be provided, in either French or English. For transcripts coming from countries outside of North America, include a letter explaining the grading systems used in the educational establishment concerned.
  • Two letters of reference (including one from your master’s degree supervisor).
  • A copy of your request for admission to a doctoral program or proof of registration.
Selection criteria
  • Excellence of the academic record
    – scholarships and distinctions;
    – communications and publications;
    – research experience and training internship.
  • Quality of the project
    – clarity of objectives;
    – appropriateness of the methodology;
    – originality of the project and convergence with the work of the Chair.
  • Personal and professional qualities
MASTER’S GRANTS

Every year, the CIHR Research Chair Pocosa awards a master’s grant funded by the Faculty of Nursing of the University of Montreal. The competition is announced on the home page of the website. Student’s applying for this competition must meet the following eligibility criteria:

Eligibility criteria
  • Be enrolled full-time in the master’s program at the Faculty of Nursing of the University of Montreal.
  • Be supervised or co-supervised by the chair holder, Damien Contandriopoulos
  • Make a commitment to participate in the scientific activity of the Research Chair in Policies, Knowledge and Health
Documents to be submitted

(Requests may be presented in French or English.)

  • A presentation letter (500 words maximum) describing your academic career, your career aspirations, and how your research interests are related to the themes presented in the call for candidates.
  • A summary of your research project (500 words maximum, excluding references).
  • A curriculum vitae that includes: studies and degrees obtained; scholarships, distinctions and awards received; publications, communications, and research experience, if any.
  • Official transcripts of your university studies.
  • A letter of reference (from your master’s supervisor, if any);
  • Proof of registration in the master’s program in the Faculty of Nursing of the University of Montreal.
Selection criteria
  • Excellence of the academic record
    – scholarships and distinctions;
    – communications and publications;
    – research experience and training internship.
  • Quality of the project
    – clarity of objectives;
    – appropriateness of the methodology;
    – originality of the project and convergence with the work of the Chair.
  • Personal and professional qualities

For questions regarding any of these competitions, please contact Anne Lardeux, Head of Communciations.