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Funding Package for applicants to 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. The letter should also highlight previous research and scholarship (involvement in projects, presentations and publications).
  • 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 2017 or January 2018. Further details on admission requirements for the PhD in Health program can be obtained from their website PhD in Health or by contacting Niki Power at phdhealth@dal.ca

Inquiries welcome! Please contact Dr. Robin Stadnyk at rstadnyk@dal.ca.  Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2017.  Submit transcripts, letter of intent, and your Faculty member letter of support to:

Dr. Robin Stadnyk, Research Coordinator
School of Occupational Therapy
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA  B3H 3J5
Ph: 902-494-8434; fax: 902-494-1229
e-mail: rstadnyk@dal.ca