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.
We are currently accepting applications until Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 at 5 p.m. (EST).
The Pursuit Award Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
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 your PhD research is focused on pediatric disability and you are a:
- Current PhD student (less than six months away from defense); OR
- Postdoctoral trainee (within one year of receiving PhD; OR
- Recent graduate (within one year of receiving their PhD .
Finalists are evaluated based on significance of research results, methodological rigour, empirical content, and impact and relevance to the field of childhood disability.
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 in May.
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.