AGE-WELL Co-funded Awards

AGE-WELL has partnered with a number of community, industry, and post-secondary groups to further expand our collective impact and to build capacity among Canada’s young researchers.

Applicants are asked to review eligibility and program information for each of the co-funded awards below and to indicate their interest in having their application also considered for a specific co-funded award. Unless otherwise indicated, eligibility, admission criteria, and required documents for AGE-WELL Co-funded Awards align with that of the AGE-WELL Awards.

AGE-WELL-UC BME Grad Awards

AGE-WELL and the University of Calgary’s Biomedical Engineering (BME) Graduate Program aim to support a greater number of salary awards to outstanding graduate students enrolled in the University of Calgary’s BME Graduate Program who wish to commence, pursue or sustain their research training or program in the technology and aging field.

We expect to offer the following awards in this 2018 call:

  • Master’s level award at $10,000 (1 year award)
  • PhD level award at $15,000 per year (2 year award)

 Funding will commence on 1 September 2018 or 1 January 2019 and is non-renewable. This award is subject to the training and reporting requirements of the AGE-WELL Awards.

 AGE-WELL-WBHI Post-Doctoral Award in Women’s Brain Health, Technology and Aging

AGE-WELL NCE and Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) are pleased to open the call for the 2018 AGE-WELL-WBHI Post-Doctoral Award in Women’s Brain Health, Technology and Aging. The award is intended to enhance existing funding to a promising new scholar pursuing research in the field of women’s brain health.

 We expect to offer the following awards in this 2018 call:

  • Postdoctoral level award (PhD) at $20,000 (1 year award)

Funding will commence on 1 September 2018 or 1 January 2019 and is non-renewable. Funds will flow from AGE-WELL to the trainee’s primary supervisor at their institution. This award is subject to the training and reporting requirements of the AGE-WELL Awards. In addition, the successful applicant will also be required to complete a brief, 1 page report, detailing research findings and outputs from the award term. Furthermore, the successful candidate will communicate their research findings through a lecture hosted by WBHI.

 AGE-WELL-MIRA Awards

AGE-WELL and the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging aim to support a greater number of salary awards to outstanding graduate students enrolled at McMaster University who wish to commence, pursue or sustain their research training in technology and aging.

We expect to offer the following awards in this 2018 call:

  • Master’s level award at $15,000 (1 year award)
  • PhD level award at $36,000 (2 year award)
  • Postdoctoral award at $100,000 (2 year award)

Funding will commence on 1 September 2018 or 1 January 2019 and is non-renewable. This award is subject to the training and reporting requirements of the AGE-WELL Awards.

 AGE-WELL-NBHRF Awards

AGE-WELL NCE and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) are pleased to open the call for the 2018 AGE-WELL-NBHRF Funding Program.  Applicants must be based at a New Brunswick institution.

 We expect to offer the following awards in this 2018 call:

  • Master’s level award at $17,500 (1 year award)
  • PhD level award at $25,000 per year (2 year award)
  • Postdoctoral level award (PhD) at $40,000 (1 year award)
  • Postdoctoral level award (MD or Pharm. D) at $56,500 (2 year award)

 Funding will commence on 1 September 2018 or 1 January 2019 and is non-renewable. AGE-WELL and NBHRF will individually administer their portion of the award funds. This award is subject to the training and reporting requirements of the AGE-WELL Awards.

AGE-WELL-OSOT Postdoctoral Opportunity

 AGE-WELL and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists are pleased to announce a joint initiative, A Vision for Enabling Ageing Well in Ontario. This knowledge mobilization project seeks to promote the evidence-based value of using an occupational lens to address the needs of older adults. This initiative will support a postdoctoral trainee in a leadership role to develop, facilitate and evaluate evidence-based illustrations. This includes the collection, curation, dissemination and promotion of evidenced-based illustrations of the value of an occupational lens in responding to the occupational transition needs of older adults.

The project will run from September 2018 to August 2019 with a possibility of a one year renewal.

For further details, please click HERE.

*Please note that this application process will not be forum-based. Applications are due May 31st 2018 and can be emailed to Stephanie.Markowitz@uhn.ca.