Scholarship for Graduate Dementia Research by Black Students
This Toronto Dementia Research Alliance (TDRA) scholarship is created to respond to the historical under-representation of Black students and faculty in research, particularly in the field of dementia research.
- Masters ($10k/year for 2 years; $20k total) and PhD ($15k/year for 2 years; $30k total) students
- Domestic and international applicants (living in or planning to move and study in Canada)
- Those who identify as Black
About the Scholarship:
- Application is due June 30th, 2023
- Application will be assessed on merit and grades
- The project must have some connection to a TDRA investigator or partner site
- Applicants must:
- Have a pending application to a Master’s or Doctoral program;
- Have received or accepted an offer of admission to a Master’s or Doctoral program; OR
- Be currently enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral program with at least two years of the program remaining
- A community-specific mentorship network will be accessible to each awardee
- Projects can explore any aspect of dementia, for example Western medicine/science, traditional medicine, quantitative or qualitative projects, social determinants of health, etc.
Should have a strong background in EDI and reconciliation
- Complete application form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30th, 2023 along with your CV, a letter of reference, and your most recent official university transcript
- Successful applicant may be invited to provide an update on their work at upcoming TDRA events
- Awardee will be asked to acknowledge and inform TDRA of any publications or presentations resulting from any work completed during the scholarship tenure period
- Applications will be reviewed and assessed by TDRA researchers and staff
Questions? Contact Winnie Qian, Program Officer, TDRA
Meet the 2023-24 Scholar
To be announced.