Walter Faigan Kiwanis Club Fellowship in Lymphoma and Transplant Research(712200302627)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND  

NAME OF ENDOWED FUND

Walter Faigan Kiwanis Club Endowment for Fellowships in Lymphoma and Transplant Research

INTRODUCTION

The Kiwanis Club of Orleans has established this scholarship fund in honour of their friend Walter Faigan, who passed away on March 13, 2008 after a long battle with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Walter Faigan was a Kiwanis Club member from 1989. The Kiwanis Club established this fund with the support of the Division of Haematology of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine. The fund is intended to support advances in haematological research conducted by graduate students within the Faculty.

The donors wish to thank the University of Ottawa who helped create this fund through their generous matching contribution.
 

PURPOSE OF FUND

To support a graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa who is pursuing research in the field of malignant haematology (blood cancers) or hematopoietic cell transplantation. 
 

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 enrolled as a full-time graduate student in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa;
  3. pursue research in the field of malignant haematology (blood cancers) or hematopoietic cell transplantation;
  4. demonstrate a clear intention to pursue a career in the field of haematology; and
  5. demonstrate the academic excellence and aptitude necessary for pursuing such a career.

  • Value of the Award: Minimum $4,000
  • Number of Awards: Variable
  • Frequency of the Award: Annual
  • Level of the Award: Graduate
  • Application Contact:Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office, Faculty of Medicine
  • Application Deadline:October 31

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  • Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through the uoZone portal, and should include:
  1. the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships and Bursaries;
  2. a copy of the student’s master’s or doctoral research proposal, demonstrating focus and innovation within the field of malignant haematology (blood cancers) or hematopoietic cell transplantation; and
  3. a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s supervisor.