The AMS Postdoctoral Fellowship provides support to promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers. Candidates should be embarking on a period of full-time post-PhD degree studies and wish to add to their experience by engaging in research in Canada or abroad. The fellowships are intended for emerging scholars to complete work already started on projects featuring the study, analysis, and interpretation of past practices, philosophies, and/or epistemologies related to human health, health care, and/or disease or the education of health professionals, or to begin a new project in the field.
|Eligibility||To apply for an AMS Postdoctoral Fellowship, the Principal Investigator (PI) must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident AND meet the following requirements:|
|Special Eligibility Considerations|
|Funding Amount and Duration|
|Dates and Deadlines||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 applicants have any questions about their eligibility, they are encouraged to contact Trish.Cormier@researchns.ca or call (902) 424-3054 before submitting an application.
|Step 2: Review Application Requirements||Be sure to carefully review all application documents:|
2020-21 AMS Fellowship Application Requirements (PDF)
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).|
The main contact person for the grant application is considered the Principal Investigator (PI). In order to access the application in the GMS, this individual must create an account.
|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 upload a scanned or electronic copy of the completed Institution Agreement Form.
See the Application Requirements for detailed instructions.
- 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 to evaluate the AMS Postdoctoral Fellowship Award applications. The proposal must demonstrate:
|Challenge—The aim and importance of the endeavor (20%)|
|Feasibility—The plan to achieve excellence (30%)|
|Capability—The expertise to succeed (50%)|
Resources & Assistance
The AMS Postdoctoral Fellowship 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 Corimier at (902) 424-3054 / Trish.Cormier@researchns.ca.