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Ken Saunders Bursary for Parkinson's Research

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Scholarship at a glance

Deadlines: October 31 at 4 p.m. ADT
Value: $2,000 per year
Scholarship type: Entrance or In-program
Degree level: All master's or doctoral
Available to: Canadian or International graduate students


The Parkinson Society of Nova Scotia established this fund to provide financial support to a graduate student who is researching the genetics of Parkinson’s disease, the mechanisms of the disease, and/or treatments to reverse or counteract the biological processes that cause the disease. 

Competition date is December 11th.  A bursary of $2,000 will be awarded at each competition.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be enrolled in a graduate studies program.
  • You must demonstrate financial need.
  • Your project will be in the field of learning more about triggers and/or cellular changes that influence the development of Parkinson's.

Application Overview

Complete the application via the FGS online platform.