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Fonds de recherche sur la santé

Yves-Deshaies Rising Stars Award

Created in April 2012 by the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS), the Research Network on CardioMetabolic health, Diabetes and Obesity aims to promote research excellence, knowledge development and knowledge sharing in these areas to improve the quality of life of Quebecers.

The CMDO Network is launching its 2021-2022 Yves-Deshaies Rising Stars Award of the CMDO Network for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Quebec. The objective of the award is to help students, whose applications could be competitive, to increase their chances of success for a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship or a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship (submission expected in the fall of 2022). This Award of Excellence has three components: 1) financial support ($3,000) for participation in international conferences; 2) access to the 2022 CMDO Winter Camp and 2022 CMDO Annual Meeting and 3) access to a CMDO mentor to prepare for competitions such as the Vanier and Banting. A maximum of two(2) awards per year will be awarded following an evaluation based on criteria of excellence.

The eligibility criteria and the evaluation method are described below. Candidates should have an excellent academic and research record as well as excellent potential to pursue a career in research.

The laureates will receive financial support of $3,000 valid from October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022 to cover the cost of attending international conferences.

Deadline for application submission is September 10, 2021.

Requests submitted late, incomplete or that do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be evaluated.

It is always important to take the rules and criteria before completing the Form (Open PDF file (top of page) to see the details in the questionnaire).


Requests for additional information may be sent to the Cardiometabolic Health, Diabetes and Obesity (CMDO) Research Network, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Université de Sherbrooke , Division of endocrinology, CRCHUS, Tel: 819 346-1110 ext 12703, email: info@rrcmdo.ca.