James M. Inglis Fellowship for Mental Health Studies (OTSS) (712220102292)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND (OTSS[1])

James M. Inglis Fellowship For

Mental Health Studies

INTRODUCTION

This fund was established by a generous bequest from the Estate of Mr. James M. Inglis, who passed away on March 30, 2007. Mr. Inglis was an Ottawa native, and owner and principal operator of Inglis Carpet Cleaning for many years. He was married to Judith R. Raymond, who, at the age of 47, died from breast cancer. In her memory, he has created the Judith R. Raymond Scholarship in Cancer Research at the University of Ottawa.

The Estate of Mr. James M. Inglis thanks the Government of Ontario for its matching contribution.

PURPOSE OF FUND

The purpose of the fund is to 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;

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

4. a letter from the applicant (max. 2 pages) detailing his/her research, including his/her plan and progress.

 

[1] OTSS: Ontario Trust for Student Support

[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program