Dr Larry Svenson Graduate Award in Public Health

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Satisfactory academic standing
  • Recipients must be registered in the Master’s of Public Health in Public Health or MSc in Public Health in Epidemiology
  • Preference given to a student conducting research or work in the area of epidemiology and or surveillance in public health
  • Selection based on academic achievement and demonstrated leadership and or community involvement
  • Open to Canadian citizens
  • Open to permanent residents
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits
  • Open to applicants in course-based study programs
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs
  • Open to applicants in masters programs
  • Open to FT and PT registered students

How to apply

By nomination only. Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to GPS by the Department (or Faculty) and will be part of a competitive adjudication. The Graduate Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.

Additional Information

Deadlines on this page are approximations. Departments may have their own internal deadlines for adjudicating awards before submitting to GPS. Please contact your department directly about deadlines.

The value and number of awards and scholarships are determined yearly and may increase or decrease. Departments can confirm the current value of open awards and GPS deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Annually funded by OKAKI and the friends of Dr Larry Svenson

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Award Category

Department Specific