Deadline: 22 February 2017
Open to: graduation from a PhD program
Scholarship: 55,000 USD annual funding for fellows
Mitacs Elevate is a two-year training program for postdoctoral fellows, in which participants lead and undertake an industrially relevant research project in any discipline. During this time, Fellows receive experiential training in R&D directly through their industry-academic research collaboration and leadership training and business acumen through the program’s training curriculum. With a suite of skills development workshops and activities unique to Mitacs Elevate, Fellows learn about communication, leadership & management and other critical business skills relevant to R&D management careers in academia and industry.
These training opportunities complement Fellows’ specialized expertise and ensure they are ready to lead large-scale research project throughout their careers regardless of their academic disciplines.
The two-year postdoctoral award provides:
Fellows receive a stipend/salary of at least 50,000 USD per year. Partners contribute 25,000 USD per year and Mitacs contributes 30,000 USD per year for a total grant of 55,000 USD per year. This includes support for fellows and up to 5,000 USD in research costs for equipment, additional research personnel, conference travel and publication. A 5,000 USD contribution from the academic supervisor or university is required in lieu of provincial funding.
A completed Application Package consists of the following:
More information on the official webpage