Alberta Innovates Graduate Studentships in Health Innovation

Supporting high-caliber graduate students conducting research in areas that are important to Alberta.

At a glance


Up to $30,000 per year for a maximum of three years (max. one year for Master's), and a $2,000 annual career development allowance




October 11, 2019

Degree type

Health-related research project associated with a thesis-based Graduate degree (i.e. Master’s or Doctoral degree, or the research portion of a combined MD/PhD)

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Preparing your application

Students with a UCalgary student number (UCID) may apply for awards after submitting an application for admission. You do not need to be accepted into your program before you apply for awards.

Please ensure that you have completed the following two steps before submitting your application:

Read the terms of reference

Awards are based on merit. It is important to read and understand the award terms of reference listed on this page and/or on the agency, or donor website.

Know your eligibility

Read our guide to discover the polices and regulations that determines a student's award eligibility at the University of Calgary.

Award Guide: Eligibility

Terms of reference

The Government of Alberta funds Alberta Innovates Graduate Studentships (Health) to support top-quality, internationally competitive health research. This funding supports further understanding of health and disease, and producing results that will make a difference to the health, economy and societal wellbeing of Albertans and people around the world.

Alberta Innovates’ Graduate Studentships combine research training stipends with mentorship and career development allowances to better position emerging talent for high-impact careers in Alberta’s health research and innovation (R&I) ecosystem.