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Introduction to Health Sciences Research: Summer Program for Students in Medicine and Health Sciences

Program category: Training Awards

Application deadline
Application deadline: set by university
Submission to FRSQ by university: April 15, 2008

This program is designed to stimulate an interest in research on the part of students enrolled in a university undergraduate program, in medicine or another health science, by offering them a summer study program carried out in a laboratory environment.

Eligibility requirements
Required documents
Training location
Duration of award
Amount of award
Review
Awardee's agreement
Supervisor's agreement

Lyse Bourbonnais
(514) 873-2114
Ext. 224


Pre-application information:

Common Rules and Regulations


Application toolkit:

Required forms (in French)

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(in French)

Canadian Common CV

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Eligible applicants

-Students enrolled in an undergraduate program in medicine or another health sciences (faculty of medicine or other faculty) in a Québec university

Students must have completed at least one year of study but not the entire program.

-Canadian citizens or permanent residents domiciled in Québec (as defined in the Common Rules and Regulations, art. 1.1) for a minimum of one year

Terms and conditions

-Must be accepted by a research laboratory supervised by an independent investigator (as defined in the Common Rules and Regulations, art. 1.2)

-Must participate in a research project that

-can be carried out between May 1 and August 31, 2008

-involves a health theme related to the student's program of study

-promotes the development of intellectual and technical competencies

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REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Paper documents

Applicant

Students must register with the Office of the Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Medicine or, for students in other faculties, with the Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) at the university with which the laboratory is affiliated or where the training program takes place.

Associate deans or vice-principals

Associate deans and vice-principals are required to send the following documents to the FRSQ Program Officer:

- Names and addresses of successful applicants

- Title of applicants’ research projects

- Names of applicants’ research supervisors

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TRAINING LOCATION

 

Awardees must train in a Québec university or one of its affiliated health institutions.

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DURATION OF AWARD

 

Maximum 4 months

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AMOUNT OF AWARD

Amount

-Determined by the university, based on duration of summer program

Universities with a faculty of medicine should earmark a certain percentage of the awards for medical students. The other awards (all faculties) will be allocated in proportion to the number of undergraduate students enrolled in health sciences.

Administration

Administered by the university

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REVIEW

Process

Applicants are selected by the universities.

Criteria

-Applicant’s capacity to benefit from this summer program

-Scientific and formative merit of proposed project

 

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AWARDEE'S AGREEMENT

 

In accepting this award, the awardee agrees to observe the Common Rules and Regulations, as well as the terms and conditions stipulated in this Program Description.

The awardee agrees to provide the university with a progress report.

This report, to be signed by the awardee and his/her research supervisor, must be submitted to the FRSQ by the university, no later than December 1, 2008.

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SUPERVISOR'S AGREEMENT

 

The research supervisor agrees to oversee the awardee’s work and to provide the material and financial resources required for this research program.

 

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