Holland Bloorview’s research institute is proud to host the annual Pursuit Award competition – recognizing PhD students and recent alumni from across the globe for their outstanding contributions to and achievements in childhood disability research.
The 2019 competition is now closed. Check back soon for the 2020 application information.
The Pursuit Award Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
The annual Pursuit Award is made possible by the generous contributions of Holland Bloorview Foundation donors, the Ward Family, and the Bloorview Research Institute.
For more information, please contact BRIevents@hollandbloorview.ca.
We encourage you to apply if you are a:
- Current PhD student (less than six months away from defense); OR
- Postdoctoral trainee; OR
- Recent graduate (within one year of receiving their PhD) with a focus in any applied or clinical research specifically linked to childhood disability.
The focus of the graduate student’s research must be in applied or clinical research in childhood disability.
Finalists are chosen based on significance of research results, methodological rigour, empirical content, and impact on childhood disability care.
The top three candidates will be invited to present their research and compete during the annual Pursuit Award Ceremony at Holland Bloorview, which will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Up to three cash prizes will be awarded:
- 1st place: $3,000
- 2nd place: $2,000
- 3rd place: $1,000
Finalists may also be eligible for a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at the Bloorview Research Institute. All travel and accommodation costs will be covered.