Scholarships and Awards at CAHR

If you’re hoping to attend next spring’s Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) Conference in Quebec City April 30 – May 30, 2020, you might want to see if you qualify for any of the scholarships or awards available.

These are some of the options. See Scholarships and Awards page for complete information

Community Scholarships

The Canadian Association for HIV Research will once again be offering 80 Community Registration Scholarships for CAHR 2020. Registration Scholarship recipients will receive complimentary Conference registration. All other costs (travel, accommodation, childcare, meals not provided directly by the conference) involved with the recipient’s participation at CAHR 2020 will not be covered.

Academic Scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded to students in the following tracks:

  • Basic Sciences
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Social Sciences

Students must apply for scholarships at the time of abstract submission. If you are interested in applying for an Academic Scholarship, please select “Yes” in the Scholarship section of the abstract submission site. Scholarship applications are accepted from individuals from across Canada.


New Investigator Award

Students and recent graduates (with less than five years since graduation) are eligible to apply for the New Investigator Award during abstract submission. A total of five (5) New Investigator Awards will be given at CAHR 2020; one to each of the four traditional tracks (basic, clinical, social, epidemiology and public health), and an additional award to a presenter in the Key Populations category.