Program Participants: The HMRC-CREATE program attracts various types of students at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctorate levels. The trainees are enrolled in various departments at Queen's University or at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, a collaborating institution. One may participate in the program with an NSERC-CREATE grant or through other funding options.
There are multiple pathways to participating in the HMRC-CREATE program. One may participate in the HMRC-CREATE program as a:
Whether a student is continuing or new to Queen's, the application process will differ depending on whether the applicant is seeking to be funded by a CREATE grant or not. Download application forms.
Full-time Interns and Trainees: Such trainees are fully-funded by NSERC-CREATE grants and receive the following amounts depending on their program level:
Graduate Research Trainees: Trainees in this category are partially-funded for a 12-week period when they are engaged in the Integrated Research Team (IRT) project. Receive a maximum of $2500 stipend
NB: Graduate trainees will engage in research within an IRT in lieu of a Teaching Assistantship.
Professional Development Students:Some students may not funded by a NSERC-CREATE grant but they are eligible to register for Professional Development modules. They will receive a certificate for each module that is successfully completed.
Collaborators:These students are from partner institutions, for example, the University of Wisconsin at Madison. It is up to the partner institution's program to determine whether they receive a certificate or not. Students are advised to check with their program/professor to clarify what kind of credit/certification will be received by participating in part of the HMRC-CREATE program.
The Awards and Selection Working Group reviews all complete applications that are submitted by the deadline. The shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.