Scholarships & Fellowships

PASSERELLE is a proud partner of several POR funding opportunities contributing to the continued development of the next generation of POR leaders and the strengthening of our capacity to conduct meaningful and impactful research. Note that we are actively working toward opportunities for patients.

POR Mitacs Fellowship

The POR Mitacs Fellowship Program was established to provide a mechanism to support projects that embed the fundamentals of POR and provide training opportunities that foster the development of research and professional skills that are applicable across diverse career trajectories.

Eligibility: undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdoctoral fellows across Canada.

Status: applications are now closed.

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CIHR POR Awards – Transition to Leadership Stream

The CIHR POR Awards – Transition to Leadership Stream is a major award that supports the career launch of the next generation of patient-oriented researchers and their continued development through substantial funding and supportive connections with leaders of the POR community.

Status: temporarily closed

Eligibility: graduate students, postdoctoral fellows 


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TUTOR-PHC Patient & Community Engagement in Primary Health Care Research Fellowships

These fellowships offered to TUTOR-PHC trainees enhance opportunities to engage in activities focused on patient and community engagement in primary health care research. Funding and support are provided through the INSPIRE (Innovations Strengthening Primary Health Care Through Research) program, OSSU and PASSERELLE.

Eligibility: be a TUTOR-PHC trainees 


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SPOR Evidence Alliance Annual Seed Grant

PASSERELLE is proud to be joining the SPOR Evidence Alliance is this joined Seed Grant Opportunity dedicated to supporting the work of doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and early career investigator.

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Interested in setting up a POR-oriented scholarship, fellowship, or grant?

PASSERELLE can offer support or be a fully invested partner to POR teams or organizations interested in setting up a POR scholarship, fellowship, or grant. Contact us to learn about what form this support or partnership could look like.

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