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. We sincerely thank our review panel members who carefully assess the merit of each application.

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2017 Competition

Coming Soon – 2017 Education Fund Competition – PhD and Fellowship levels

The 3rd Education Fund awards competition will be formally announced soon. This year’s competition will provide awards at the PhD and PDF levels in two streams:

  • Strategic stream: Projects are to align with key themes emerging from the Centre’s strategic planning process currently underway (more information to follow with the application documents).
  • General stream: 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. Stay tuned for more info – application documents targetted for posting in late March 2017.

2017  TRCHR Scholar / Undergraduate Summer Studentship Award

Applications are now closed for 2017 TRCHR Scholar / Undergraduate Summer Studentships.
*For reference, find 2016 application forms and related documents below:
Award notice / Application form /FAQ

These Scholar Awards are available courtesy of donations from Rogers Communications Inc. employees.

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%