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Student Funding Opportunities

NEW! The ODPRN Student Training Program is seeking a motivated and hard-working Master’s or undergraduate (including medicine and pharmacy) summer student with a strong interest in drug policy research. The successful candidate will receive $6000 for three months. This does not cover potential costs associated with project-dependent resources that may be required.

Application Timeline

  • Submission deadline: April 3, 2018
  • Notice of final decision: April 27, 2018
  • Program/funding start date: May 8, 2018 (flexible)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be enrolled in a Master’s or undergraduate program (including medicine and pharmacy) with strong interests in drug policy research
  • Must be able to commit to working on ODPRN project full-time (40 hours/week) throughout the summer term
  • For students interested in conducting an ICES project, their supervisor or co-supervisor must be an ICES Scientist and have funds and/or existing data to support the project work
  • Must identify a Stakeholder Advisory Panel member who is willing to support the application and agrees to act as a key resource throughout the program (see a list of our current SAP members here)

Application Instructions

Please email or mail the following documents to Emma Hahn (contact information below):

  • The completed and signed application form
  • A detailed CV describing the following information: educational attainment, research experience, awards/scholarships received, relevant presentations and publications
  • A one-page statement of interest describing:
  • Copies of all university transcripts (do not need to be official transcripts)
  • A letter from a SAP member with a declaration that they are willing to supervise you in their capacity working with ODPRN

Information Package     Application Form

Please submit applications and/or direct any questions to:

Emma Hahn, BA
ODPRN Student Training Program Coordinator
Room ELL-220-04, Victoria Hospital
800 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario N6A 5W9
Phone: 519-685-8500 x77845
Email: emma.hahn@ices.on.ca

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