NL SUPPORT is proud of our efforts to grow patient-oriented research in our province through a program of direct support for professionals and students.
Health Professional-led Research Funding
The purpose of the Health Professional-led Research Funding is to develop patient-oriented research and evaluation capacity amongst health professionals. We anticipate running two competitions per financial year and up to five projects will be funded per annum. The value of this award is up to $10,000 per project. Application deadline: November 17, 2023
Graduate Student Funding
A mandate of NL SUPPORT and Quality of Care NL is to foster an atmosphere of learning, capacity development and sustainability within patient-oriented research. Under this mandate, we will endeavor to nurture the next generation of methodologists and researchers, as well as provide career development for the current cohort of researchers and staff. To that end, we will provide support in the form of graduate student fellowships each year. Application deadline: November 17, 2023
Patient-Oriented Research Development Award
The purpose of the Patient-Oriented Research Development Award is to support the growth of patient-oriented research in health/social research areas where it has traditionally been difficult to grow this movement. These include laboratory-based/basic science research and community/social sector research/program evaluation settings. Application deadline: November 17, 2023
NL SUPPORT Undergraduate Training in Research Assistance (NUTRA)
NL SUPPORT offers opportunities for patient-oriented researchers and undergraduate students at Memorial University to work together to create a new way of doing research together. The NUTRA program is designed to match undergraduate students with faculty supervisors who are conducting patient-oriented research, and provide stipend funding for up to 16 weeks.
Applications will open again in 2024