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The Mitacs Accelerate program will match a $7,500 contribution from an industrial partner to provide internship funding valued at $15,000, paid to the supervisor for eligible research projects that meet Mitacs guidelines. Interns receive a stipend of at least $10,000, with the remaining funds supporting other research costs. Internship units are 4 months each, and interns may apply for more than one unit in a single application up to the maximum number specified by Mitacs (2, 6, and 6 units for M.Sc., Ph.D., and PDF interns, respectively). Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
To apply for an industrial internship through the Mitacs Accelerate program, or for more information, please contact GlycoNet’s Training Coordinator Ryan Snitynsky (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Individuals wishing to take part in the Research Exchange Program must be currently supervised by a GlycoNet Network Investigator. Trainees must finish the exchange before completion of their degree program or tenure. Both Canadian and international students are eligible. The exchange site must be an academic research institution or government lab inside or outside of Canada. A maximum of two applications from the same lab will be supported each year, and applications must align with one of GlycoNet’s research themes.Funding Available
The Network will contribute up to $1000/month in living expenses (pro-rated for partial months), in addition to a travel allowance in accordance with the GlycoNet Travel Policy, for trainees working in another laboratory outside the city of their home institution. Each year, the Network will support approximately 10 exchanges of up to 6 months, with the stipend paid to the trainee’s primary supervisor as a research grant. Exchanges of one week or less will not be considered.Instructions
Application deadlines are January 15 (May - August start dates), May 15 (September - December start dates), and September 15 (January - April start dates) each year. Uploaded applications will be reviewed by the GlycoNet Training Committee, and applicants and their supervisors will be notified by email of the final decisions. Successful applicants will be required to submit a final report within one month of the completion of their exchange. IP will be managed according to the GlycoNet Intellectual Property policy.
Each award is valued at $4,500 for 16 consecutive weeks of full time employment, with supervisors supplementing the award to a value of at least 25% from other sources (total of at least $5625/student/summer). Six awards will be available each year.Instructions
Deadline for application is February 1 each year. Uploaded applications will be reviewed by the GlycoNet Training Committee, and applicants and their supervisors will be notified by email of the final decisions. Selection will be based on the student’s academic record and research potential, the anticipated benefits of the project to the student, and alignment of the project with one of GlycoNet’s research themes. Successful applicants will be required to complete a final report within one month of the end of their award. IP will be managed according to the GlycoNet Intellectual Property policy.
This program is open to post-doctoral fellows and senior graduate students supervised by a GlycoNet Network Investigator. Applications must align with one of GlycoNet's research themes.Funding Available
This training award provides senior Network HQP with the opportunity to write a mini-NSERC Discovery grant, which, if funded, would allow them to hire an undergraduate or co-op student for 4 months with a small amount of operational funds. Applicants may request up to $8,000. Two projects will be funded each year.Instructions
The applicant must complete the application through the GlycoNet Forum. The application is found in "My Awards" section, and will be awarded based on the scientific excellence of the researcher (senior trainee), merit of the proposal, and contributions to HQP development. Funds will be held by the applicant’s supervisor, who must be eligible to hold Tri-Council funds.
The application deadline for this award is January 15 each year, with projects carried out in the period between April 1st and March 31st.