2018 Studentship – Call for Applications

The Maternal Newborn Child & Youth (MNCY) Strategic Clinical Network™ (SCN™) 2018 Studentships offer the opportunity to carry out health services research focused on priority topics of the MNCY SCN™ over a 4 month period. Students will be supervised by a MNCY SCN™ network member leading a priority project, and either the Scientific Director or Assistant Scientific Director of the MNCY SCN™.

Maximum amount of funding per student is $10,000 for full-time hours over 16 weeks; part-time hours may also be possible (remuneration reduced according to hours available to work).

Important Dates:

Applications due:         March 14, 2018 at 4 pm MST
Notification of award:  April 13, 2018
Studentship begins:     May 1, 2018 (unless otherwise determined with project lead and MNCY SCN)

For more information, please refer to the MNCY SCN™ 2018 Studentship materials:


2018 Seed Grant Funding Opportunity

Notification of results will be sent out on February 28, 2018 and posted to this website shortly after.


2017 MNCY SCN™ Studentship Competition

Congratulations to the successful applicants to the 2017 MNCY SCN™ Studentship Competition. The students will work with the project leads and the MNCY SCN Scientific Office to carry out health services research focused on MNCY SCN priority projects. We are delighted to have them join our team this summer!

Name University MNCY SCN Project
Kamala Adhikari Dahal Calgary Develop, implement, and evaluate innovative approaches to support obstetrical care and access for rural, Indigenous and/or marginalized populations.
Sumedh Bele Calgary Enhancing Regional Inpatient Pediatric Capacity using a Telehealth Collaborative Care Model
Natalie Scime Calgary Development of an antenatal pathway
Rose Swansburg Calgary Development of an antenatal pathway
Mon Tun Alberta Development of an antenatal pathway


Health Outcomes Improvement Fund

The MNCY SCN in partnership with AHS Nutrition and Food Services launched a funding call in the summer of 2016 with a focus on improving the health outcomes of Alberta’s mothers, infants and children. The HOI Fund attracted an unprecedented number of high quality applications and on February 14, 2017 successful applicants were notified. Competition results can be found here: