Emerging and Pandemic Infections Consortium – Doctoral Awards

The University of Toronto Emerging and Pandemic Infections Consortium (EPIC) is pleased to announce a new call for Doctoral Awards.


Value: $10,000/year

Duration: One year

Purpose: EPIC Doctoral Awards are designed to support a cohort of multi/interdisciplinary trainees engaged in collaborative research in infectious disease. These competitive awards support outstanding students supervised by faculty from the University of Toronto and EPIC’s partner research institutes. Applicants for these merit-based awards will be evaluated using the submitted application package.

To be considered for the award, applicants must:

  • Be registered as a full-time graduate student
  • Have successfully completed their qualification or reclassification exam for PhD candidacy in 2022
  • Be pursuing a research project that has an infectious disease focus
  • Have a faculty supervisor whose primary affiliation is at U of T or one of EPIC’s partner hospitals (the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Research Institute, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Sinai Health, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Unity Health Toronto and the University Health Network).

Application Deadline: March 3rd, 2023, 23:59 ET

How to Apply: Access the complete application guidelines and online forms via EPIC’s website.

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