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
Brain Canada, the M.Wayne and J. Coleman Family Fund, and CCIC are joining forces again 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.
Deadline to apply: June 15, 2023
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/funding-opportunities/
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!
2023 Trainee Research Spotlight Award
The period for 2023 Trainee Research Spotlight Award applications has now closed. Please check back later for information on winners of the competition.