THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED
Thank you to all those who applied. The Research Fellowship application process is now closed. Research Fellowship applicants will be contacted in mid-December regarding the committee's decision.
The Centre on Aging has several funding opportunities that are meant to encourage the furthering of studies in aging and gerontology. These awards/fellowships have been made available through gifts and donations made to the Centre on Aging.
The Centre on Aging Research Fellowship is designed to support aging-related research in any discipline. The Research Fellowship is open to all University of Manitoba faculty members. A $10,000 stipend is available.
Highest priority for funding will be given to
How to apply for the Research Fellowship
Conditions of the award
It is expected that the successful applicant will participate in Centre on Aging activities and will become a Research Affiliate of the Centre. They will also be required to present their research findings at the Spring Symposium or at a Centre-sponsored public seminar.
A final written report describing the research accomplishments during the period of the Fellowship must be submitted within two months of the end of the Fellowship. It is expected that the Centre on Aging’s support is acknowledged in publications and conference presentations arising from the supported research.
Congratulations to the 2013–2014 recipients of the Centre on Aging Research Fellowships:
Shawn Bugden, PharmD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy
Marcia Friesen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Design Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Centre on Aging Director, Dr. Verena Menec (left) and Dr. Shawn Bugden (right), 2013 Research Fellowship recipient
Recipients of the 2012–2013 of the Centre on Aging Research Fellowships:
Danielle Bouchard, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
Laura Funk, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts
To learn more about Danielle Bouchard and Laura Funk's research, read about it here.