Dr. Charles W. MacLeod MD/PhD Fellowship (OTSS) (712220102255)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND (OTSS[1])

Dr. Charles W. MacLeod PhD fellowship

INTRODUCTION

This fund was established in August 2009 in honour of Dr. Charles W. MacLeod, MD who passed away on November 12, 2007. Dr. MacLeod pioneered hand surgery by re-attaching a severed hand of an accident victim in the Michigan area. Dr. MacLeod received his Medical degree from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine. He graduated in 1951, which was the first-ever graduating class from the Faculty of medicine. Following graduation Dr. MacLeod completed his internship at the Ottawa Civic Hospital and then specialized in surgery at the Grace Hospital and Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was a leader in his chosen field. Dr. Macleod left his gift as a bequest to the Faculty of Medicine.

The estate of Dr. Charles MacLeod thanks the Government of Ontario for its matching contribution.

PURPOSE OF FUND

Provide financial assistance to University of Ottawa students who are enrolled in a doctoral program in the field of brain-related illnesses (brain and mind) at the Faculty of Medicine, and who qualify under the terms established by the Ontario Trust for Student Support.

FELLOWSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must:

1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a person with the protected/refugee status;

2. be registered full-time in a doctoral program at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa;

3. be doing research in the field of brain-related illnesses (brain and mind) under supervision of a member of the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute;

4. be an Ontario resident, as per OSAP[2] rules; and

5. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa.

Value of the Award: Minimum $5,000

Number of Awards: Variable

Frequency of the Award: Annual

Level of the Award: PhD

Application Contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application Deadline: October 31

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through https://scholarships.uottawa.ca, and should include:

1. the Financial Questionnaire;

2. the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships and Bursaries; and

3. a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s supervisor.

 

[1] OTSS: Ontario Trust for Student Support

[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program