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MSFHR Research Trainee Competition

The MSFHR Research Trainee Program supports health researchers in the training phase of their research career to enable career development and the long-term success of the BC health research landscape.

The Research Trainee Program is one of MSFHR’s flagship funding opportunities. Since 2001, we’ve granted more than 1,400 Research Trainee awards worth approximately $60 million, helping to develop, attract and retain BC’s best and brightest health researchers and support the advancement of world-class health research in BC.

The Research Trainee Program:

  • Provides salary support for talented post-doctoral or health professional researchers and develops their careers in health research.
  • Helps post-doctoral researchers increase their, and their labs’, research productivity.
  • Prepares post-doctoral researchers for successful careers in research, biotech, health policy and more.
  • Partnership opportunities are available.

Application Procedures

Please refer to the MSFHR website for application criteria.

Eligibility Requirements

Please refer to the MSFHR website for eligibility information.

Evaluation Criteria

Please refer to the MSFHR website for evaluation criteria.


Annual Value

$45,000 CAD/year for up to three years, plus research/travel allowance of up to $4500/year