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.
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
2022 Trainee Research Spotlight Award Winners
The CCIC is proud to announce the results of our 2022 Trainee Research Spotlight Award. This year, we received over 30 diverse applications from excellent research trainees across Canada. Following review by our adjudication committee, the following trainees have been selected to provide platform presentations at the 8th Annual Cannabinoids in Clinical Practice Conference:
- Marc D. Ferger (Supervisor: Dr. Koenig)
- Marimée Godbout-Parent (Supervisors: Drs. Lacasse and Julien)
- Hayley Thorpe (Supervisor: Dr. Khokhar)
Click here to learn more about each trainee.
We thank all of the applicants for submitting abstracts and we hope they will continue to do so for future competitions.