Available to full-time students who have completed their 1st or 2nd year of full-time study at Michener.
The successful candidate will have clearly demonstrated the following criteria:
- Engaged in, or intending to engage in a research project in any health sciences subject area related to Michener programs under the supervision of a faculty member.
- Demonstrate how this award will help him/her start or continue with the research project.
- Research project must be outside of normal course requirements.
- Resident of Ontario
SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: $1,000
Applicants must submit:
- A written description of the research project. The project may be one that she/he is already working on or has been REB approved to pursue.
- The description must include the research goals, possible broader applications, and the potential benefit to the health/educational community.
A supporting letter must accompany the application:
- For graduating students going into a research environment (at a University or with an employer), the letter must come from the student’s supervisor on the proposed research project.
- For current students, the letter must come from the faculty member or research supervisor on the proposed research project.
This is an Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS) or “Matching Fund” award
The Ontario Trust for Student Support was established by the Government of Ontario to encourage companies and individuals to contribute to permanent endowment funds to assist Ontario’s college and university students with financial need.
To be eligible for a “Matching Fund Award/Scholarship” a student must:
- be a Canadian citizen, a Permanent Resident or a Protected Person
- meet provincial residency requirements as set out in the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) guidelines*
- submit either a Financial Need Assessment Form or Bursary Application Form
*OSAP Residency requirements:
- You have always lived in Ontario
- Ontario is the last province in which you resided for 12 consecutive months without being a full-time post-secondary student.
- Ontario is the last province in which your parent(s) have resided for 12 months in a row.
- You now reside in Ontario AND you have resided in Canada for less than 12 months in a row.
- You now reside in Ontario, but none of the above statements applies to you.
If points 4) and 5) are true for you, you may not be eligible for OSAP; however you may meet Michener’s definition of eligibility and may still be eligible for a Matching Fund Award/Scholarship if you can show financial need through either the Financial Need Assessment Form or Bursary Application Form