Is there a template for the CV?

We do have a template that is used for the Mitacs Accelerate program; however, sending your CV in a template is not necessary for this application.

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If a project requires ethics/animal care/biohazard review, does the student have to submit the approval from the academic institution review committee with their application?

No, the approval is not required by the application deadline, but a valid academic institution Research Ethics Board/University Animal Care Committee/Biohazard certification or approval is required for the research activities contained in the Elevate proposal, in accordance with the requirements of the federal granting agencies. Mitacs may request a copy of the report to ensure […]

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Can a student use their research costs to offset their relocation costs?

Relocation costs for eligible research personnel and their immediate family members are typically eligible expenses. Eligible expenses in support of the research must be budgeted and agreed upon by all parties (postdoctoral fellow, academic supervisor, and partner organization) at the time of the proposal and be detailed on the application form. These funds are limited […]

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How long does the fellowship last?

The Mitacs Elevate program is a two-year program. In order to receive funds in the second year, fellows must renew their application by providing proof of continued financial support from their partner, proof of participation in training in the first year, and a research report before the end of the first year. In certain cases, […]

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