Important Dates

  • Applications Open: April 1, 2021
  • Applications Close: May 31, 2021
  • Anticipated Notice of Decision: June 30, 2021


The Centre of Excellence launched its scholarships to build capacity within the research field of Veterans’ chronic pain. Through supporting the next generation of researchers, the Centre of Excellence hopes to foster a stronger research community that will advance both future pain research and Veteran well-being. 

The Centre of Excellence established this scholarship to support a graduate student pursuing studies at the Doctoral level in the field of Veterans’ chronic pain.  

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen, or a Permanent Resident of Canada;
  • Be registered in a Doctoral program at a recognized Canadian university;
  • Conduct supervised research in chronic pain with a focus on Canadian Armed Forces Veterans that is relevant to the Centre of Excellence's Vision and Mission;
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement.

Funding Available

The total amount available for this scholarship is $20,000 CAD per year for up to a maximum of three (3) years.

How To Apply

The Centre of Excellence uses an e-mail application process. Please complete the Scholarship Application and the Terms and Conditions and submit both documents in PDF format, along with all required attachments, via e-mail to


All Scholarship Applications are adjudicated by the Centre of Excellence. All applicants will be notified of the results of the adjudication. 


Click here to view our Funding Guidelines, which provide further information on application, review, results, funding, integrity, and Sex and Gender-Based Analysis Plus (SGBA)+. All applicants are expected to read these guidelines thoroughly before applying. Applications that do not adhere to these guidelines will not be considered. 

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