Awards and Scholarships
Students of the Medical Biophysics program are elligible to apply for consideration to a number of awards and scholarships offered by various agencies.
Below you will find links to information about available awards, scholarships and associated application deadlines.
Available Awards and Application Deadlines
- Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
Application deadline: Monday, September 10, 2018
Online submission plus official transcripts to Chau Dang, PMCRT 15-707
- NSERC Doctoral Awards 2019-20
Application Deadline: Friday, September 28, 2018
Submit application to Sharlene Gaithuma (Downtown students), Donna-Marie Pow (Uptown students)
- CIHR Doctoral Research Awards
Application deadline: Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 8PM (ET)
*(Sept 25 is MRA deadline)
Electronic application submission to CIHR ResearchNet
- SGS Conference Grant
- CGS Masters Awards (CIHR / NSERC)
Application deadline: December 3, 2018, 8:00 PM
Electronic application submission to CIHR ResearchNet closes for students on December 3, 2018, 8:00 PM
- Ontario Women's Health Scholar Award
Application deadline: TBA
Submit completion application to Chau Dang, PMCRT 15-707
- OGS (VISA Students) 2019-20
Application deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019
Submit application to MBP office.
- OGS (Domestic Students) 2019-20
Application deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019
Online submission only. Paper copy to MBP office is not required.
- Faculty of Medicine QEII-GSST
Application deadline: April 2019
Online Faculty of Medicine Cover Page
- SGS Internal Awards
Application deadline: May 2019
- Faculty of Medicine OSOTF and Restricted Awards 2018-19
Application deadline: May 2019
MBP PhD Achievement Award
The purpose of this prize is to recognize three PhD students (basic, applied and translational) for outstanding academic achievements, annually. Selection criteria are based on the overall quality of students’ PhD theses, with a specific focus on publications, patents, development of devices/methods, contributions to clinical practice and knowledge translation.
Outstanding students should be nominated by their exam committee at the time of their PhD defense (see attached nomination form). Award winners will be selected from all nominated candidates spanning a 12-months period prior to the deadline (August 31st of each year) by the awards committee (Anne Martel, Chuck Cunningham, John Sled, Razq Hakem, Stanley Liu, Thomas Kislinger).
The award, together with a certificate and $2,000 cash prize, will be presented at the annual Departmental Retreat at Geneva Park.
Candidates nominated by their exam committee are expected to send their CV, highlighting specific academic achievements, to the MBP office. The CVs together with the nomination forms will be used by the awards committee to select the top candidate in each category.
This prize was created to honour the memories of Conrad Walker (1973-1997) and Raymond Marshall (1959-1993), two talented young scientists who died tragically while graduate students in Medical Biophysics.
The purpose of this prize is to recognize a Medical Biophysics student whose work and achievements are judged to be both outstanding in their own right and representative of the ideals and culture of the Department. Criteria include: uniqueness and significance of academic work, publication record and contribution to student life and culture of Medical Biophysics Only students in the final year* of their PhD studies will be considered.
The award, together with a certificate and $2,000 cash prize, is made at the annual Departmental Retreat at Geneva Park.
Nominations for the Walker-Marshall Prize should include a strong letter of support from the supervisor (co-signed by all members of the supervisory committee) and a copy of the student’s curriculum vitae.
*The student should expect to graduate in the same academic year that the prize is awarded.
Walker-Marshall Award Recipients
|2018||Dr. Erin Stewart|
|2017||Dr. Justin Lau|
|2016||Dr. Melanie Morrison|
|2015||Dr. Diana Merino|
|2014||Dr. Shawn Stapleton|
|2013||Dr. Alison Aiken|
|2012||Dr. Megan Barker|
|2011||Dr. Megan Nelles|
|2010||Dr. Jelena Tomic|
|2009||Dr. Karla Badger-Brown|
|2008||Dr. Jay Detsky|
|2007||Dr. Mahadeo Sukhai|
|2006||Dr. Carlo Hojilla|
|2005||Dr. Brad MacIntosh|
|2004||Dr. Lynn Wong|
|2003||Dr. Thaddeus David Allen|
|2002||Dr. Russell Jones|
|2001||Dr. Blair Szymczyna|
|2000||Dr. Valerie Notenboom|
|1999||Dr. Nina Jones|
|1998||Dr. Mary-Claire Kavanagh|