Award Programs and Other Health Research Training Initiatives

CIHR is committed to supporting graduate students and postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) throughout their research training. We do this in a variety of ways, from providing salary/stipend support, to developing and testing innovative training approaches, to supporting travel for attending conferences or for learning new skills, and more.

Please review the links below to learn more about CIHR's award programs and additional training opportunities that are available to trainees.

Health Research Training Platform (Pilot)

Learn how the Health Research Training Platform (HRTP) Pilot will fill a gap in the career development opportunities available to trainees and ECRs through interdisciplinary, inter-jurisdictional, and intersectoral training environments.

CIHR Health Research Training Award Programs

Read about and apply for CIHR training awards at the master's, doctoral, and postdoctoral level.

CIHR Training Enhancement Projects

Learn about CIHR's training-related ideas, projects and recently implemented changes designed to enhance the research training experience, in line with CIHR's Training Strategy.

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