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Research Fields TEST development disabilities, medicine, psychology
Categories No categories available
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility A donor who wishes to remain anonymous has established an endowment fund in honour of Susan Wright Bell, a friend with a developmental disability. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship support to students undertaking study in the area of development disabilities.

Each year, an award shall be offered to a student who:
  • is enrolled full-time at the University of Manitoba, in the Faculty of Medicine as an undergraduate student or as a postgraduate student in the Family Medicine Residency program and is undertaking or has proposed to undertake study in the area of developmental disability
  • Or full-time in a graduate program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the Department of Psychology and is undertaking or has proposed to undertake study in the area of developmental disability, specifically at the St. Amant Centre in Winnipeg; and

  • is judged by the selection committee as the applicant who shows the greatest promise as a researcher/practitioner in this area on the basis of the following criteria:

      (a)the chosen study will provide a deeper knowledge and understanding of the chosen topic;

      (b)there is high potential for sharing the study findings with others (applicants will be required to indicate in their application how they intend to share their findings with academic and public audiences);

      (c)there is an assurance of demonstrated qualified and accessible mentoring and supervision (applicants will provide the name, title, and affiliation of the study supervisor and a letter of support from the supervisor which will indicate how the supervisor proposes to be accessible to the applicant for the period of the study);

      (d)the proposal demonstrates thoroughness in its preparation;

      (e)there is a declared commitment by the applicant to pursue work in the area of developmental disabilities as a significant component of his/her future career.
Value $7,850.00 (approx.)
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines June 30
Application Details Applicants will submit their name and address, student number, program, and a one to two page letter indicating their research proposal ON OR BEFORE June 30, 2017 to:

Dr. J. François, MD M Med Ed CCFP FCFP
Head, Department of Family Medicine
GE706, Health Sciences Centre
820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB R3A 1R9
or via email to: jose.francois@umanitoba.ca

If you require further information or have questions please contact jose.francois@umanitoba.ca

Updated: April 4, 2017

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