Are you aware of the Pediatric Oncology group of Ontario(POGO) scholarship program designed to encourage quality research including medicine and nursing fields? Take a look at the PhD fellowship and clinical scholarship awards below. It appears that POGO award won’t be available until next year but this is one scholarship to watch.
PhD/Post Doctoral Fellowships (1 Fellowship of 1 to 3 year duration)
The PhD/Post Doctoral Fellowship will be awarded to either an applicant working toward a PhD or to a post doctoral research candidate, with a background in any of the relevant disciplines (including medicine and nursing). While applicants may have training and/or experience in areas not directly related to POGO activities, they will be required to demonstrate relevance to pediatric oncology. This award includes:
- A yearly salary of $45,000 (Post-Doctoral), or $30,000 (PhD)
- The ability to apply for $5,000 in project-specific one-time operating support
Clinician Scholar Award (1 Fellowship of 1 or 2 year duration)
The Clinician Scholar Award is open to licensed clinicians and health practitioners of any discipline working in the field of pediatric oncology. Applicants may have limited research experience although they have a strong interest in research. The award includes:
- A yearly salary of $55,000
- Ability to apply for $5,000 in project-specific one-time operating support
To apply for either of these fellowship opportunities, please download and complete the Fellowship Application Form (please note registration and deadline details).