Are you a DSS registered student and planning on doing graduate research in medicine in Ontario?
The TD Grant in Medical Excellence: A Scholarship in Rehabilitation Related Research for People with Disabilities will open for applications in May and announce the recipients later in November. Ontario universities that can access this funding are McMaster, Ryerson, University of Toronto, Waterloo, York and Wilfrid Laurier.
Each of us has a high probability of acquiring a disability during our lifetime, " says Dr. Geoff Fernie, Institute Director of Research, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, who developed the idea for the scholarship. "We will be grateful to the research scientists, who have actually experienced disabilities themselves and contributed to the development of innovations that will help us. TD's generous scholarship helps equalize access to graduate studies by supplementing costs related to housing, travel, assistive devices and services that can burden students with disabilities, and encourages people with disabilities to pursue careers in a growing field where they have a special contribution to make