Awards and Grants
The RVH Research Institute is committed to supporting employees, students/residents/fellows, and professional staff who wish to attend domestic or international academic conferences to present original research findings in their chosen fields. A small, dedicated fund designed to provide partial financial support to help defray costs associated with registration, travel, accommodation, and meals that are incurred while attending these conferences is available.
Funds are administered in the form of a travel award, with researchers being reimbursed upon receipt (to a maximum of $1,500 CAD) and approval of all required documentation. Dispersal of funds are subject to the RVH Research Travel Award’s Terms and Conditions.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and must be submitted within sixty (60) days of attending the conference. Requests for pre-approval must be submitted at least thirty (30) days prior to attending the conference. Submissions must be accompanied by evidence of abstract acceptance, a detailed summary of itemized expenditures, and all original receipts.
The RVH Research Institute is committed to supporting employees, students/residents/fellows, and professional staff who wish to publish their research findings. A small, dedicated fund designed to provide financial support to cover the cost of publishing RVH-led research in peer-reviewed, scientific open access or hybrid journals.
Funds are administered in the form of an award, with article processing charges either paid directly to the publisher or reimbursed to the author upon receipt and approval of all required documentation.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and must be submitted within sixty (60) days of the publisher’s invoice. Reimbursement will be provided in the form of a cheque for an amount approved by the RVH Research Office. Dispersal of funds are subject to the RVH Publication Award’s Terms and Conditions.
Applications are now closed for the Summer 2019 award
The RVH Research Institute is committed to supporting the scholarly development of students enrolled at a Canadian university or college. The RVH Summer Student Research Award is a competitive award that enables successful students to engage in an immersive summer research training experience intended to supplement and give practical meaning to their academic coursework. Successful candidates will be eligible to receive up to $4,500.00 Canadian dollars (CDN) for a full sixteen (16)-week period.
Applicant’s must be students actively enrolled in a bachelors degree program or professional degree program (e.g., MD, PharmD). Students who are transitioning between two distinct post-secondary degree programs during the time of the award are also eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students who have already identified a supervisor and project, or are returning to continue on an existing project.
Please see the Summer Student Research Award’s Terms and Conditions for full eligibility criteria
DATES AND DEADLINES
Call for Applications: Monday, January 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019
Award Decision: week of Monday, April 1, 2019
Send completed applications to:
Kelly Cruise, BHSc, CCRP
Centre for Education and Research, Room 3355
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
201 Georgian Drive
Barrie, ON L4M 6M2