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Isabel Loucks Foster Public Health Bursary Fund

Sep 07, 2012

Availability - Bursaries in an amount up to $3000 are available to eligible applicants on a one-time-only basis.

Eligibility - Full-time students engaged in post-graduate study in a field of Public/Community Health Practice within an applicable discipline (e.g. nurses, nutritionists, environmental health officers, physicians, etc.)

  • Persons must be ordinarily resident in B.C.
  • Persons must have demonstrated excellence in performance and leadership ability
  • Studies may be undertaken at any suitable educational institution either within or outside B.C.

Conditions - Candidates must demonstrate satisfactory enrollment and standing in a course of studies or acceptance into a program. Candidates must acknowledge acceptance of the bursary by letter to the Chair of the Health Officers' Council. It is suggested that bursary recipients consider a future donation to the bursary fun in support of the future education needs of those who will follow them.

Timelines - Applications, accompanied by a current C.V.; proof of acceptance or enrollment in an appropriate program; future goals and intentions within public/community health; and any other information you feel relevant to the selection committee, be forwarded to the Chair, Health Officer's Council, by a set date in early September of the year in which the bursary is required.

More information as well as the application form can be found at the Vancouver Foundation Website.

Friday, September 7, 2012