Doctoral Completion Award
The AMS Doctoral Completion award exists to support full-time dissertation writing leading to dissertation completion for a doctoral student in the humanities or social sciences, writing on a history of medicine/health care topic. AMS defines the history of medicine broadly as the study of past practices and epistemologies related to human health, healthcare and disease using a variety of historical and critical methodologies.
|Eligibility||To apply for an AMS Doctoral Completion Award, the Principal Investigator (PI) must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident AND:|
|Special Eligibility Considerations|
|Funding Amount and Duration|
|Dates and Deadlines||Application Deadline: April 29, 2020 – 2:00 p.m. (AT)|
Results Available: July 2020
Funds Available: September 2020
|Step 1: Confirm Eligibility||Consider whether you meet the eligibility criteria outlined above. |
If you are unsure please contact Trish.Cormier@researchns.ca or call (902) 424-3054 for confirmation before beginning application.
|Step 2: Review Application Requirements||Carefully review the 2020-21 Doctoral Completion Application Requirements (PDF)|
Be sure to fulfill all application requirements.
Institution Agreement Form: The form must be filled out and included with your application.
|Step 3: Register in the Grants Management System (GMS)||Applications will be submitted via an online Grants Management System (GMS).|
To access the application in GMS, the applicant (the Principal Investigator (PI)) must create an account.
*Please note that the GMS is only available in English, though submission may be made in French. Applications will be translated for review in English.
|Step 4: Complete Application||To apply, login to GMS to access the application, where information will be either entered directly into GMS or uploaded as PDF documents.|
Be sure to refer to the Application Requirements for detailed instructions.
Be sure to upload a scanned or electronic copy of the completed Institution Agreement Form.
- Research Nova Scotia staff will assess applications to determine whether they are complete and meet the eligibility criteria.
- A peer review panel will review applications in accordance with RNS’s peer review guidelines and the assessment criteria outlined below.
The following criteria will be used by the peer review committee to assess AMS Doctoral Completion Award applications:
|Completion Feasibility (yes/no)|
|Dissertation Contribution (50%)|
|Proposal Quality (35%)|
|Applicant Competency (15%)|
Resources & Assistance
The AMS Doctoral Completion award is administered by Research Nova Scotia.
GMS Technical Support
All applications for this opportunity will be accepted via an online Grants Management System (GMS). A GMS support guide has been created to assist with your application. Please refer to the document below:
For additional technical support using the GMS please contact the helpdesk at email@example.com or by calling (902) 424-3054.
If you require any application support or have questions about this funding opportunity please contact Trish Cormier at (902) 424-3054 / Trish.Cormier@researchns.ca