Graduate Studentships

Funding opportunities for graduate students

Dalhousie Medical School attracts graduate students interested in working alongside some of the brightest researchers in the country. See below for current competitions. 

2024 Faculty of Medicine Graduate Studentship Competition

These graduate studentships are intended to build research capacity within the Faculty of Medicine. Eligible applicants include all graduate students currently enrolled in a Faculty of Medicine graduate program (Master's or PhD) and are expected to have strong potential for future research achievement. 

Studentships at a glance

Award value: 15,000 CAD/year for up to 2-years

Eligibility: At the time of award commencement, candidates must be a full-time registered student in a graduate program affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine. The primary supervisor must also be primarily associated with the Faculty of Medicine and have active FGS membership permitting graduate student supervision.

Application procedure: Graduate students must submit completed applications to following the instructions in the Guidelines and Application Form [PDF - 410KB].

Submission deadline: February 2nd, 2024

Successful applicants will be awarded a studentship aligning with one of the 2023-24 Strategic Research Areas defined by the faculty: I3V, Genomics, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Health Aging, or General.

All studentships awarded during the 2024 competition will have a start date of September 1st, 2024