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We are very pleased to announce the 2019 summer studentship competition with up to 7 awards offered in the amount of $5000 each for a 14-week term during the summer of 2019.

The following awards are available:

  • Jeremy Ingham Cancer Research Studentship - We are extremely grateful to Jeremy Ingham whose generous donation has created the Jeremy Ingham Cancer Research Trust through the IWK Foundation. The Jeremy Ingham Cancer Research Studentship award will support a top-ranked candidate with plans to pursue a career in cancer research. Applications for research into pediatric cancers are encouraged. Jeremy‚Äôs generosity will allow this new award to be offered annually.
  • DMRF Daley Award: Supporting advancements in normal and malignant lymphocytes, especially as related to chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
  • GivetoLive Marco and Christine Nottegar Cancer Research Studentship
  • GivetoLive Erik Merchant Cancer Research Studentship
  • GivetoLive Donald MacDougall Cancer Research Studentship


The February 2019 competition is now closed. Thank you to those who applied. Please view the checklist and application form.

The competition is open to applicants across Atlantic CanadaPlease note: Supervisors must be a Senior Scientist, Associate Member or Honorary Member (qualifying as a Senior Scientist or Associate Member) of the Institute.

For more information on this competition, please contact 

Congratulations to the following BHCRI and Partners Studentship Award Recipients:
Jenna Curwin, Pathology, Dalhousie University
Supervisor: Dr. Graham Dellaire
Funded in partnership with Scotiabank 
Mariam El-aghil, Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University
Supervisor: Dr. Shashi Gujar
Funded in partnership with Fulton Langille Cancer Research Fund
Kaela Fraser, Chemistry, Acadia University
Supervisor: Dr. Amitabh Jha
Funded in partnership with Jeremy Ingham Cancer Research Studentship Award
Aurinjoy Gupta, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University
Supervisor: Dr. Catherine Too
Funded by Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute
Junbum Im, Biomedical Sciences, Memorial University
Supervisor: Dr. Mani Larijani
Funded in partnership with Gale Force Girls and Company 
Courtney Jones, Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University/IWK Health Centre
Supervisor: Dr. Michael Bezuhly
Funded in partnership with CCS Carol Ann Cole Comfort Heart Studentship Award 
Joonho Lee, College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University
Supervisor: Dr. Kerry Goralski and Dr. Paola Marcato
Funded in partnership with Scotiabank
For more information on this competition, please contact or phone 902-494-8970.
A sample Studentship Competition Review Form is provided for your reference only and is subject to change. 
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