University of Ottawa Cardiology Research Endowment Graduate Awards at the Heart Institute (712240303903)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND
 
NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND
 
UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA CARDIOLOGY RESEARCH ENDOWMENT GRADUATE AWARDS AT THE HEART INSTITUTE
 
INTRODUCTION
This fund was established in April 2008 through the partnership between the University of Ottawa and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation in order to maximize the benefits of an anonymous gift to the Faculty of Medicine for cardiac research.
 
PURPOSE OF FUND
The purpose of the fund is to support and encourage cardiac research by providing awards to graduate students registered at the Faculty of Medicine who are engaged in cardiac research at the Heart Institute.
 
SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS
Eligibility Criteria:
The applicant must be:
  1. registered full-time as a graduate student at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa;
  2. a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international trainee; and
  3. engaged in cardiac research at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
 
Subject to the annual availability of funds from the endowment
Value of the Graduate
Student Awards:                           Minimum of $15,000 each /per year for M.Sc. level
                                                     Minimum of $20,000 each/per year for PhD. level
Number of Awards:                      A maximum of three graduate awards will be funded dependent                                                            on the quality of the applications
Frequency of the Awards:           Annual - see note below regarding renewability
Level of the Awards:                    Graduate
 
Renewable:                                     Once, dependent on maintaining University of Ottawa Eligibility Criteria, funds availability, and production of a satisfactory progress report by April 1 for the first year.
Application Contact:                    Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Application Deadline:                   May 1st (with awards being allocated July 1st)
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through http://www.uottawa.ca/en/students, and should include:
  1. the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships and Bursaries;
  2. a summary of career aspirations/intentions and proposal for achieving them (1 page);
  3. a letter from the supervisor (1 page) to include: a) recommendation of the candidate; and b) grant funding and resources available to support the proposed project; the supervisor’s mentorship and supervisory experience; a training plan for the applicant; and
  4. a summary of the research conducted by the applicant (2 pages).