Awards

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences offers the following awards/scholarships.

 

  • Alberta Odd Fellow Rebekah

    Terms: Selection is based on satisfactory academic achievement, research ability, and contribution to basis and/or clinical vision research. Preference will be given to applicants with research focused on treatment or prevention of age-related vision loss.

    Award: $1000

    Eligibility: Applicants will be accepted from graduate students registered in a full time master’s or doctoral degree program studying and conducting research in the field of vision science.

    Application Intake: November 1 to January 31

  • Edwin Isaac Clarke Scholarship
    Terms: Selection is based on satisfactory academic achievement, research ability, and contribution to basic and/or clinical vision research with a preference given to research that is relevant to ophthalmology and cancer.

    Award: $1000 (Residents)
    $1000 (Trainee – Undergraduate, Medical Student, Graduate Student, Fellow (clinical or research)).

    Eligibility: Applicants will be accepted from residents and other trainees studying and conducting research in the field of ophthalmology and cancer.

    Application Intake: November 1 to January 31
  • Helen Colburn Scholarship

    Terms: Selection is based on satisfactory academic achievement, research ability, and contribution to basic and/or clinical vision research.

    Award: $1000 (Residents)
    $1000 (Trainee – Undergraduate, Medical Student, Graduate Student, Fellow (clinical or research)).

    Eligibility: Applicants will be accepted from residents and other trainees studying and conducting research into the underlying cause(s) and/or method(s) of cure for eye disease.

    Application Intake: November 1 to January 31

  • Patricia Ann Peat Summer Student Award
    Terms: Selection is based on best presentation at Annual Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Research Day.

    Award: $500 (Summer Student)
    $500 (Summer Student)

    Eligibility: Will need to do an oral or poster presentation at the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Grand Rounds (November).
  • Reg Martiniuk Research Day Award
    Terms: Selection is based on best presentation at Annual Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Research Day.

    Award: $500 (Resident)
    $500 (Basic Science)

    Eligibility: Will need to do an oral or poster presentation at the Annual Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Research Day.
  • The Mark Marshall Translational Research Award

    The objective of this award is to promote excellence in translational vision science research. 

    Terms: Research at the University of Alberta focused on vision science that will advance the understanding and treatment of ocular disease. Priority will be given to research that is cross-disciplinary.

    Award: $10,000 - 2 awards

    Eligibility: Applicants need to be accepted to or be currently engaged in a Masters or PhD program or be a post-doctoral fellow

    Application Intake: September 15 to January 31