Saroj and Kishori Lal Family Scholarship (712240302631)


TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

 

NAME OF ENDOWED FUND

 

Saroj and Kishori Lal Family Fellowship

INTRODUCTION

The Saroj and Kishori Lal Family Fellowship was established by the entire family: Kishori and Saroj Lal and their two daughters Dr. Shirin Lal and Mohina Lal. Dr. Shirin Lal is a graduate of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine (M.D. Class of 2002).

Mrs. Saroj Lal suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and as a result the family wishes to support Alzheimer’s Research by establishing a significant endowment fund that will help graduate students advance research in the area of memory cognition.

PURPOSE OF FUND

The purpose of this fund is to support students conducting research relating to memory cognition, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

 

FELLOWSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

  1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;
  2. be registered as a full-time graduate student at the University of Ottawa;
  3. demonstrate academic excellence; and
  4. conduct research relating to memory cognition, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, at the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute.

  • Value of the award: Minimum $5,000
  • Number of awards: Variable
  • Frequency of the award: Annual
  • Level or program of study: Graduate
  • Application contact: uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute
  • Application deadline: May 28

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made to the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute and should include:

  1. a research summary or abstract (max. 400 words) explaining a project that is related to memory cognition, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease research;
  2. the applicant’s transcript;
  3. two letters of reference; and
  4. the applicant’s CV.