Application Forms

To participate in the Summer Student Program follow the steps below.


Find a Supervisor - Before applying students must establish a research supervisor. It is up to the student to contact potential supervisors.

Students are advised to view researchers affiliated with the research institute. Contact information is provided so applicants will be able to contact interested researchers directly.

Please note the researchers mailing address, applications will only be accepted from investigators based on the Oak Street Campus. This includes BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (4480 Oak Street - 4500 Oak Street) or BC Children's Hospital Research Institute (938 West 28th Avenue - 950 West 28th Avenue).  

Researchers may commit to students well before the application deadline; therefore it is strongly recommended that applicants initiate this process as early as practicable.


A selection of training opportunities are available online.
This is not a complete list so students are encouraged to contact researchers directly.


Select the application form - Interested students will submit ONE of the following application forms.

For more information on the application process refer to the FAQs or contact resinfo@bcchr.ca.

Research Summer Studentships

For students interested in applying for funding, deadline March 1st. **Please note the date change**
Approximately 17 studentships are given to top ranked students based on scholarly achievement, scientific merit of the proposed project, and the potential benefits applicants will gain from the experience.


All BC Children's Hospital funded summer students are automatically enrolled in the Summer Student Research Education Program and required to attend relevant seminars and workshops.

Please note applicants are encouraged to apply for all other relevant summer student awards and discuss alternative funding sources with their supervisor.


Research Education Program

For students who have an established funding source, deadline May 15th. Externally funded students are students who have other sources of funding for the summer and would like to take part in the Summer Student Research Education Program.


Submit the application form - To apply download and submit ONE of the following application forms.

Research Summer Studentships
Deadline March 1, 2018
***Please note the date change***
Research Education Program
Deadline May 15, 2018
All award application forms are formatted as fillable Adobe PDF's that can be saved. 

The application package will download as a Zip file. 
After clicking the link to download the application, the browser window should ask to Open or Save the file from bcchr.ca. 

If you have any problems or concerns downloading the application contact resinfo@bcchr.ca