Education Fund

The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research Education Fund is intended to attract the world’s brightest doctoral trainees and clinical research fellows to foster a deep pool of talent and further leadership in cardiovascular research and innovations in health care.

These awards provide competitive studentships in basic and applied sciences, engineering and clinical health sciences, to support post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate trainees.


2017 Competition – PhD and Fellowship Levels – Now Open

3rd Annual Education Fund Competition – PhD and Fellowship Research Opportunities 2017/2018

Applications are now being accepted for PhD and Fellowship level awards. Applications are due by Friday, May 5, 2017 5:00 pm

Projects are to be aligned with the Centre’s overall mission and objectives, focus on some aspect of heart failure and involve collaboration of at least 2 of 3 partners (SickKids, UHN, UofT).

As in previous years, awards will focus on the best applications.

Application documents:

Award notice / Application form – new applicants / Application form – renewal / FAQ


2017 Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research Scholar Award Recipients

Congratulations to our new Scholar award recipients. Seven of 17 applicants received awards of $2,000. Sincere thanks to our review panel.

These awards were made possible by a generous donation from Rogers Communications employees.

*For reference, application forms and related documents:
Award notice / Application form /FAQ

2016 Award Recipients

Congratulations to our Education Fund 2016 award recipients!

Click here for abstracts of the funded projects.

Applications received: 36
Education awards: 9
Success rate: 25%

*For reference, find 2016 application forms and related documents below:
Announcement / Application form / Renewal application form

2015 Award Recipients

We held our first Education Fund competition in 2015. Click here for abstracts of the funded projects.

Applications received: 94
Education awards: 12
Success rate: 12.7%