TD Bank Financial Group Grant for Health Sciences Interdisciplinary Research Fund Studentships 2016-17 Competition

Award Description

The TD Bank Financial Group in agreement with the University of Alberta has established an endowment fund to be administered by the Health Sciences Council, University of Alberta, under the direction of the Vice Provost. The fund will provide one $10,000 studentship for 2016-2017 to support a student or trainee at the masters, doctoral or fellowship level. The studentship will be awarded to a student who has an active role with an interdisciplinary (cross-faculty or multiple health/allied health disciplines) health research team, who will be taking part in a health research project and who describes or demonstrates his/her interest and potential to excel in interdisciplinary health research.

This award will be administered through the Health Sciences Council according to University of Alberta policies on student awards. The recipient(s) will be chosen based on the recommendation of a review/selection committee appointed by the Health Sciences Council. This years recipients of the TD Bank Health Sciences Interdisciplinary Research Fund Studentships are:

Recipient: Quinn Boser, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Supervisor:  Dr. Jacqueline Hebert

Recipient: Andrew Chan, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Supervisor:  Dr. Edmond Lou

Recipient: Heather Morris,  School of Public Health

Co-supervisor:  Dr. Elaine Hyshka Co-supervisor:  Dr. Cameron Wild

Term of Grant

The grant is for a maximum period of one year from the date of allocation, March 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018.

Deliverables at end of studentship

Successful candidates will submit a final report to the Health Sciences Council by March 31, 2018. The report must acknowledge support from the TD Fund. The successful candidate may also be required to present their final report at an HSC meeting and/or conference (suitable meeting and date to be determined).