Mitacs Elevate postdoctoral funding

Mitacs Elevate provides two years of postdoc funding valued at $60,000/year plus extensive customized professional development training ($7,500/year non-cash value). Partner organizations must provide a minimum of $30,000/year.


  • Manage a long-term collaborative research project with a company or not-for-profit
  • Develop business-ready skills in leadership, financial literacy, management and negotiation, project management, problem solving and much more

Key deadlines:

  • June 19, 2019 - Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest declaration deadline
  • July 17, 2019 - Full applications due

UPEI deadline: Submit a copy of the application and Research Funding Administrative Approvals form ( to Research Services for institutional signature by July 15, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to submit draft documents earlier for review and feedback. 

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