Scholarships & Training

Scholarships for Trainees studying cannabis or cannabinoids

The CCIC will list links and information regarding any cannabis or cannabinoid specific scholarships or funding programs for trainees.

2023 Trainee Research Spotlight Award

The CCIC would like to announce a call for applications for the Trainee Research Spotlight Award. Successful applicants of this award will receive an invitation to provide a platform presentation during the CCIC Conference, their registration fee will be waived, and $1,000 (CAD) will be provided to offset the cost of travel and accommodation for attending the event in-person.

The conference will take place June 22-23 at the Hart House Building in Toronto, ON. Completed applications must be submitted according to the instructions provided on the Call for Trainee Research Spotlight Award applications on or before March 31, 2023.

Applications are encouraged from all levels of trainees from undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Applications will be reviewed by our adjudication committee and three awards will be granted. Applications not chosen for an award may be offered an opportunity to present their work as a poster presentation.

We want to make every effort to ensure that the content is clinically relevant and that the sessions are interactive. We encourage all trainees actively conducting cannabinoid research at universities or research institutions to apply. For more information about the Cannabinoids in Clinical Practice Conference click here. Please see our past award winners here.

Apply for a 2023 Trainee Research Spotlight Award by completing the Poster Abstract & Trainee Research Spotlight Award application form

Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) Neuroscience Fellowship in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research

For the first time ever, Brain Canada and CCIC are joining forces to promote capacity-building in this important field of research. Funding for this award has been made possible by the Canada Brain Research Fund (CBRF), an innovative arrangement between the Government of Canada (through Health Canada) and Brain Canada Foundation, and the CCIC.

Purpose: To provide financial support to graduate students (M.Sc., Ph.D.), postdoctoral fellows, or
residents conducting neuroscience research at a Canadian institution in the field of cannabis/cannabinoid research.

Amount of award: $10,000 per award for one year, non-renewable.

Number of awards: Up to 2 awards.

Specific Award Eligibility

1. The Applicant must be a full-time graduate student (M.Sc., Ph.D.), postdoctoral fellow or resident enrolled at a Canadian institution at the time of Notification of Award and conducting research in the cannabis/cannabinoid field.

2. The Applicant and the supervisor must adhere to the studentship and fellowship policies at their
institution. It is the responsibility of the Applicant and the supervisor to ensure that the total
stipend received meets the institutional funding standard.

For more information on procedures to apply for the scholarship, please visit: https://braincanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Brain-Canada-Rising-Stars_RFA_ENG_Final.pdf

The CCIC is committed to supporting evidence-based research and education concerning the endocannabinoid system, the therapeutic applications of cannabinoids, and the potential health benefits, harms and societal impacts of cannabis use. We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2022 competition here.  Read on to learn more about these outstanding trainees!

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