Broaden your scientific knowledge.

Closed until further notice.

The Scientific Knowledge and Exchange Program (SKEP) provides grant support for the following:

Visiting lecturers to the University of Alberta

  • The lecture must be a formal, open presentation.
  • The lecture must be open to WCHRI members and WCHRI trainees must be provided an opportunity to meet with the visiting lecturer.
  • WCHRI members not residing in Edmonton are not eligible to be funded as visiting lecturers.

Additional requirements:

  • SKEP funding is reserved for events that will be of general interest to WCHRI members.
  • Invitations to attend WCHRI-supported events are expected to be well communicated to WCHRI members.
  • The event must relate to women and/or children’s health and be relevant to WCHRI.


Applications must be submitted no less than 30 days prior to the event start date.


  • All WCHRI academic members are invited to apply.
  • Awardees may hold these funds once per grant type, once per year, but not for the same or similar event.

Application information

Event communication tools

Successful applicants are welcome to use our WCHRI supported event/presentation toolkit to assist in communicating their event.

For further information

Contact WCHRI grants.