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PhD in Health

Funding of up to $40,000 over two years


Applications are invited for a two year funding package, with funding of up to $40,000, from highly qualified individuals in the new PhD in Health program at Dalhousie University. If you have an interest in studying aging; chronic condition management; health and outcomes measurement; or diversity, inclusion, health disparity and inequalities, this could be your opportunity to work with leading scholars in occupational science and occupational therapy at Dalhousie University School of occupational therapy.
To be considered for this funding package, qualified applicants must:
•    Have completed a Master’s degree.  Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate research experience.
•    Have identified a faculty member in the School of Occupational Therapy who has agreed to:  
a)  Supervise or co-supervise the student in the doctoral program and
b)  Write a letter in support of the application for the scholarship.
•    Submit a one-page Letter of Intent describing the research area to be pursued in the PhD program.
•    Submit transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.
Successful applicant(s) for this funding package must be admitted and commence their studies in September 2018 or January 2019. Further details on admission requirements for the PhD in Health program can be obtained from their website by contacting Niki Power at phdhealth@dal.ca

Inquiries welcome! Please contact Dr. Tanya Packer at tanya.packer@dal.ca.

Applications will be accepted until 15 April 2018.  Submit transcripts, letter of intent, and your Faculty member letter of support to:

Dr. Tanya Packer, Research Coordinator
School of Occupational Therapy
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA  B3H 4R2
Ph: 902-494-2615; fax: 902- 494-1229
e-mail: tanya.packer@dal.ca
www.occupationaltherapy.dal.ca