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CANSTAT is one of the Canadian Trials Training Platforms funded by the Canadian Institutes of Canadian Research.

The program is designed as a one-year full-time fellowship beginning in Sept 2023 and ending in August 2024.

Applicants must have completed their graduate program before the start of the CANSTAT program (September 2023) to be eligible.

No, you cannot defer enrolment if accepted into this program. You will need to apply again if you are not able to accept placement into the program.

No, fellows must commit to full-time enrolment in the program.

Fellows will receive a total of $70,000 in salary and benefits for the year to be distributed in accordance with the mentor’s institutional policies. In addition, fellows will receive travel stipends to attend two annual meetings as well as a conference of the fellow and mentors’ choosing.

The experiential learning working environment will be dependent on the mentors and their respective institution’s policies.

Travel to the annual meetings is encouraged and CANSTAT will provide fellows with travel stipends. Other travel will be agreed upon with mentors.

Yes, fellows who complete the program will receive a certificate at the annual meeting.