2018 IWK Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship

Scholarship

(The following is provided for information purposes only and is not intended to be an endorsement by the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board.)

 

The Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship

IWK Research Services is pleased to offer the 2018 Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship.

Deadline is March 1, 2018

Application Form 

To be considered for one of three Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarships valued at $2500, grade 12 students in the Maritimes must intend on continuing their education at a Maritime post-secondary institution (college or university) in a field that will enhance research and/or innovation in health care.

Awards will be issued as follows:

  • One in Nova Scotia
  • One in New Brunswick
  • One in Prince Edward Island 

 Students submitting an application must include a cover letter, essay, letters of recommendation, and transcripts. The cover letter should explain why they are interested in a particular area of health research and/or innovation and how their post-secondary education will help them pursue their research goals. The essay must be written using scientific evidence to explain the specific area of health research and/or innovation they would like to pursue and how their research and/or innovation could potentially contribute to the health and well-being of children, women and families in the Maritimes. The student must provide one Academic Reference (e.g.  a teacher who can speak to their marks and school performance) and one Character Reference (e.g. a coach or boss who can speak to sportsmanship or work ethic). Lastly the student must provide their Grades 11 and 12 (in progress) transcripts, and have a minimum average of 75%

Applications can be submitted to:

IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Ave
Halifax, NS    B3K 6R8
Attention Denise DesLauriers, Research Services

or by email to denise.deslauriers@iwk.nshealth.ca (if submitting via email please combine files into a single pdf)

For more information, phone  902.470.7548 or email  denise.deslauriers@iwk.nshealth.ca

End Date: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
All School Families