The Institute of Aging awards 5 prizes of $1,000 each competition. There are 3 competitions each year. Since this program began in 2003 there has not been a University of Manitoba recipient. We have graduated Masters and PhD students who's research is excellent and would ertainly be competitive.
Please encourage eligible students to apply.
CIHR Age Plus Award
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Aging Age Plus Award recognizes excellence in research on aging carried out in Canada. It is awarded monthly to the author of a published, scientific article on aging. Age Plus Award is primarily aimed at graduate nd postdoctoral students and residents from all disciplines, working in the field of aging. Articles may cover any of the Institute's priority research topics <http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/
For further information:
1. Go to the IA website http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/
2. Click on the Students and Trainees button on the right panel. http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/
3. Listed under Prizes > Age Plus Prize http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/