Competition Schedule

DMRF Graduate Studentship in MS Research

Due Date ~ Monday, June 8, 2020  (4:00pm)
This graduate studentship is intended to provide support to students who are pursuing a Master's Degree or a PhD in the area of MS Research at Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine.  Candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.

DMRF Breakthrough Accelerator Awards

Due Date ~ Monday, June 8, 2020 (4:00pm)
This award recognizes excellence in medical research with the aim of promoting and encouraging its pursuit in the Dalhousie University.  It is open to mid-career investigators (7-12 years from first academic appointment) in Dalhousie University's Faculties of Dentistry, Health and Medicine and is intended to accelerate their current research priorities.  Two awards are available; one for a basic science/fundamental investigator and one for a clinical/translational investigator.  Each recipient will receive a one-time research award of $40,000.

DMRF Frank and Debbi Sobey Lectureship

Due Date ~ Monday, June 8, 2020 (4:00pm)
The purpose of this Lectureship is to bring internationally respected experts in one of the following areas of research: Alzheimer's, prostate cancer, or cardiovascular, to Dalhousie University to engage with students, faculty, staff, donors, volunteers and/or members of the general public.  Up to $5,000 is available annually to support each visit.  Please note that there is a rotation in the area of research.  This year's area of research is ALZHEIMER'S.

DMRF Gillian's Hope Clinical Fellowship in MS Research

Due Date ~ Monday, June 8, 2020 (4:00pm)
This Fellowship was created in honour of Gillian Morrow - a Nova Scotia woman who lived with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for decades.  DMRF's Gillian's Hope fund for MS Research and the Dalhousie Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit will fund a research fellow for up to a 2 year term per student to engage in clinical and or basic research in MS.

DMRF Capital Equipment Grants - TIPS

Due Date ~ Monday, October 19,  2020 (4:00pm)
Grants up to a maximum of $30,000 are normally available.

DMRF Picchione Visiting Scholar Programme - Fall Competition

Due Date ~ Monday, October 19, 2020 (4:00pm)
A maximum of $3,250 to support the costs of a visiting lecturer to the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine.

DMRF Gillian's Hope Visiting Scholar in MS Research

Due Date ~ Monday, October 19, 2020 (4:00pm)
A maximum of $3,250 to support the costs of a visiting lecturer to the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine (in the area of MS Researh)

DMRF Picchione Visiting Scholar Programme - Spring Competition

Due Date ~ Monday, February 22, 2021
A maximum of $3,250 to support the costs of a visiting lecturer to the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine.

DMRF Conference Grants

Due Date ~ Monday, February 22, 2021 (4:00pm)
A maximum of two $5,000 grants or one $10,000 grant to support a conference taking place in the next fiscal year - for the current competition, the conference must be taking place at Dalhousie University sometime between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.  

DMRF Kathryn A. Weldon Travel Awards

Due Date ~ Monday, February 22, 2021 (4:00pm)
Six awards of $2,000 for conference travel to make a presentation are available for graduate students in the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine.  

DMRF / DMNB ECCU Award

Due Date ~ Friday, February 26, 2021 (midnight)
Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation supports Emergency and Critical Care Award in Emergency Medical Innovation by providing $1,250 annually.  The award is available to a DMNB Medical Student, a Dalhousie Medicine Resident based in New Brunswick, or other New Brunswick based health care professional working with a Dalhousie Faculty member, e.g., a nurse researcher.

DMRF Dr. J. Donald Hatcher Research Prize

Due Date ~ Monday, March 22, 2021 (4:00pm)
For fourth-year medical students, this $2,000 prize recognizes medical research excellence in work undertaken during undergraduate medical training.

Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation / Faculty of Medicine RIM Studentships

Due Date ~ Contact RIM office at rim@dal.ca  
DMRF supports RIM by providing $5,000 stipends for medical students to carry out a research project in the summer after their Med 1 or Med 2 year.