Graduate Funding Opportunities

Important Info

The HBI Education Funding Spring competition application deadline is March 15, 2022. 

Questions regarding HBI Education funding opportunities should be directed to hbi.education@ucalgary.ca


Scholarships

HBI adheres to the five principles of Open Science.  These principles guide all research conducted using HBI resources.  If funded, successful applicants agree to abide by Principles 1 to 4.  

With few exceptions, trainees can only be supported by an internal HBI award once during their tenure at the HBI.  


HBI Graduate Recruitment Scholarship in Neuroscience

March 15/October 1

Open to MSc and PhD students under the supervision of a full member of the HBI.

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Harley N. Hotchkiss Doctoral Scholarship in Neuroscience

March 15/October 1

Open to PhD students under the supervision of a full member of the HBI.

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Donald Burns & Louise Berlin Graduate Award in Dementia Research

March 15/October 1

Open to MSc and PhD students in dementia research, under the supervision of a full member of the HBI.

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Spinal Cord, Nerve Injury & Pain (SCNIP) Graduate Award

March 15/October 1

Open to MSc and PhD students pursing research in the field of spinal cord injury, nerve injury and pain, under the supervision of a full member of the SCNIP Team. 

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HBI International Graduate Recruitment Scholarship

March 15

Open to international MSc and PhD students under the supervision of a full member of the HBI.  

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BRAIN CREATE Graduate Scholarship

March 15

Open to MSc and PhD students under the supervision of a full member of the HBI. Research project must involve the development of neurotechnologies and have the potential for commercialization in the short or long term.

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Mathison Centre Graduate Recruitment Scholarship in Mental Health

March 15

Open to PhD students under the supervision of a full member of the Mathison Centre. 

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Jayasree Ramachandran Graduate Scholarship in Computational Neuroscience

October 1

Open to MSc and PhD students under the supervision of a full member of the HBI.

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Cumming School of Medicine Scholarships and Financial Support 

Open to MSc and PhD students in a CSM-affiliated program.

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Travel Awards

In alignment with Risk Management travel outside of Canada on UCalgary business decisions, all HBI awards supporting international travel have been suspended until further notice. 


Hotchkiss Brain Institute COVID-19 Dependent Care Bursary

Rolling

Funds are provided to alleviate the financial burdens of care of dependents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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HBI Conference Travel Award

Rolling

Funds are provided to defray the cost of travel to international conferences.

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Keith Sharkey Graduate Travel Award

Rolling

Funds are provided to defray the cost of travel to national conferences.

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Arun Anbazhagan HBI Travel Award

unavailable until further notice

Travel reimbursement for graduate students presenting at the Society for Neuroscience meeting.

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HBI External Examiner Travel Program

Rolling

Funding to bring an external examiner in for a PhD defense.

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HBI Graduate Student Recruitment Program

Rolling

Support for HBI members to interview prospective graduate trainees.

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Other Awards


HBI Postdoctoral & PhD Researcher of the Year Award

January 31

Recognizes outstanding trainee research publications in each calendar year.

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HBI Trainee Publication Award

January 31

Recognizes and rewards first-authored trainee publications.

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REALISE External Module Registration Award

Rolling

Open to REALISE registrants attending approved workshops and courses external to REALISE.

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