Fellowship & Scholar Award Opportunities

RHI has partnered with academic institutes and funding agencies to provide scholarship and postdoctoral opportunities for up and coming SCI researchers. The goal of this initiative is to nurture new SCI researchers and to provide mentorship opportunities with well-established SCI investigators.

Past opportunities

> University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine/RHI Postdoctoral Fellowship
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Knowledge Transfer and/or Implementation Sciences related to SCI. The recipient will also have the opportunity to participate in various knowledge transfer-related projects currently funded by RHI and its partners. More information can be found on the Faculty of Medicine website. 

> Research Manitoba/RHI Postdoctoral Fellowship 
Postdoctoral Fellowship in SCI. Support for a researcher whom will focus his or her research efforts preclinical or clinical research in the area of SCI. More information can be found on the Research Manitoba website

> Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Award
Support for a researcher whose focus is in the field of SCI research. More information can be found on the MSFHR website.

Funding for these initiatives is made possible through contributions from Western Economic Diversification Canada.


> July 15, 2014: Congratulations to Dr. Christopher West and Dr. John Kramer, recipients of MSFHR Scholar Awards for 2014

May 29, 2015: Congratulations to Dr. Justine Baron, recipient of the University of Ottawa/RHI Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2015

July 8, 2015: Congratulations to Dr. Hardeep Kataria, recipient of the Research Manitoba/RHI Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2015