PSI Research Trainee Award

The primary aim of this award is to provide highly qualified Medical Doctors (M.D.) with clinically applicable research training opportunities and support.

Amount and Duration

$25,000 maximum per year for two (2) years.

Please note: the trainee is eligible to apply to PSI's Health Research program for an operating grant.

How to Apply

PSI will consider two (2) applications from each of Ontario’s six (6) medical university, so please contact your medical university for further information on how to apply.

Application Deadline: PSI must receive all applications from your institution (PDF) by Monday, November 13th, 2017. Your institution will have an internal due date - please contact your research office for this information.

Please note: do not send an application directly to PSI.


Candidates must either be:

  • an M.D. in a Ph.D or MSc. program at an Ontario university
  • enrolled in a combined M.D./Ph.D or MSc. program at an Ontario university

Ineligible Applicants

Applications will not be considered from:

  • Residents
  • Individuals who do not hold an M.D.
  • Individuals based outside of Ontario

For more information, please visit for complete guidelines and application form.