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Vision Science Research Program-OSOTF

Opportunity Detail

A $17.25 million endowment from the OSOTF/U of T/Vision Science Research Program-Toronto Western Hospital provides support for a number of graduate fellowships each year. In 2016-17 the program gave out 24 awards to new and renewal students.​ The deadline for the 2017-18 competition is May 12, 2017. Graduate student projects must be in areas related to vision science/health research. The program will fund or top up to full stipend.​ For student eligibility criteria and application forms, please visit the VSRP website. Look for VSRP Fellowship Program in the "About" section.

Requirements

To apply for a VSRP award you must: 1.Undertake a graduate project that is related to Vision Science/Health Research 2.Demonstrate financial need by completing the OSOTF Financial Needs Assessment Form (this form must be attached to your VSRP Award application). 3.Be registered in the School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto 4.Be a resident of Ontario (either a Canadian citizen or a (landed immigrant) permanent resident of Canada having an Ontario mailing address) 5.Demonstrate academic excellence by completing the VSRP Application Form (download in PDF or WORD) and required attachments. Necessary attachments include copies (official or notarized) of your transcripts, two academic reference letters and a curriculum vitae listing your education, awards, achievements, publications. All of these elements make up your application package. 6.Identify a supervisor who is a member of the VSRP, and who has adequate funding support to ensure your project can be completed. (Membership criteria for supervisors)

Deadline

The deadline for the 2017-18 competition is May 12, 2017

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Opportunity Details

Date PostedApr 5, 2017
Start DateApr 5, 2017
End DateMay 12, 2017
Apply BeforeMay 12, 2017
Category
Research
Award Type
Research
Campus
St. George
Mississauga (UTM)
Scarborough (UTSC)
Level Of Study
Grad
Postgrad
Subject Areas
Life Sciences
Location
Toronto, ON
Department
School of Graduate Studies
Amount
A $17.25 million endowment from the OSOTF/U of T/Vision Science Research Program-Toronto Western Hospital provides support for a number of graduate fellowships each year.