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Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarships in Canada 2018

 

Chignecto-Central Regional School Board is inviting applications for Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarships.

­The Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship were created in 2015 for the purpose of fostering awareness in health research and/or innovation at the IWK and to recognize outstanding Grade 12 students in the Maritimes who have demonstrated an early interest in health-related research and/or innovation.

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) is comprised of 17 board members and 2,700 staff, all striving to provide a well-rounded education for over 20,000 students in grades Primary to 12.

Scholarship Description:

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available to continue education at a Maritime post-secondary institution (college or university).
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in a field that will enhance research and/or innovation in health care.
Number of Scholarships: There are three scholarships available.
Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Canadian students are eligible to apply.

Entrance Requirements: To be considered for one of three Future Health Research & Innovation Scholarships, 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.

English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language you will need to meet the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:

The application form will only be available in English, however, cover letters, essays, and letters of recommendation will be accepted in French.

  • Cover Letter: Tell us about yourself! Why are you interested in a particular area of health research and/or innovation? Be speci­c and tell us how your post-secondary education will help you pursue a research goal. (1-page max; double spaced; 12pt font)
  • Essay: This is where you tell us about your research passion! Using scienti­c evidence tell us about

(1.) the speci­c area of health research and/or innovation you would like to pursue, and
(2.) how your research and/or innovation could potentially contribute to the health and well-being of children, women and families in the Maritimes. (3-page max; double spaced, 12pt font)

  • References: This is where other people can tell us a bit about you! Please provide one Academic Reference (e.g. a teacher who can speak to your marks and school performance) and one Character Reference (e.g. a coach or boss who can speak to sportsmanship or work ethic). (1-page max; double-spaced; 12pt font)

Transcripts: Finally, please provide one copy with each of your Grade 11 transcript and you Grade 12 transcript (in progress).

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