CIHR Doctoral Research Awards


To provide recognition and funding to students early in their academic research career, providing them with an opportunity to gain research experience. To provide a reliable supply of highly skilled and qualified researchers.

Please consult the CIHR website for the complete programme description.


Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada at the time of application, who are engaged in full-time research training in a graduate school. Please check the website for further details.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

Maximum of 3 years

Award Value

An annual stipend of Canadian $21,000 for awards held inside Canada and Canadian $26,000 for awards held outside Canada, and Canadian $1,000 annual research allowance. Awards are valued in Canadian dollars and are taxable.

Application procedure

Applicants must complete an application form in accordance with programme guidelines, available on the CIHR website.

Closing date

October 15th



Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Graduate

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Contact Details

  • 613 954 1968
  • 613 954 1800
  • 160 Elgin Street
    9th Floor
    Address Locator 4809A
    K1A 0W9

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) by using the links below.


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