Scholar Program info sessions confirmed

13 October 2015

On-site information sessions for MSFHR’s 2016 Scholar Program competition have been scheduled for October at institutions around British Columbia.

These sessions are your opportunity to learn more about the application process. MSFHR's Rashmita Salvi (Manager, Research Programs) and Greg Martyn (Director, Operations) will be in attendance to answer your questions about the 2016 Scholar Program.

Confirmed sessions are listed below; additional sessions are planned and will be added as they are finalized.

For those unable to attend, slides from these sessions are available for online viewing and/or download.

For more information, contact

  • Providence Health Care (St. Paul's Hospital)
    When: Tuesday, October 20; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Where: Gourlay Conference Room, 1st Floor – Burrard Building, St. Paul's Hospital (1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver)
    Contact: Shemim Manji, Centre for Heart & Lung Innovation;; 604.806.9033
  • University of Victoria
    When: Wednesday, October 21; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Where: Administrative Services Building – Boardroom 220 (3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria)
    Contact: Nicole Kitson, Senior Grants Officer;; 250.853.3103
  • University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus)
    When: Wednesday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Where: Fipke Building – Room 250, UBC Okanagan Campus (3247 University Way, Kelowna)
    Contact: Kristen Korberg, Associate Director;; 250.807.8832
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (Vancouver General Hospital)
    When: Thursday, October 29; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Where: Diamond Health Care Centre – Room 9299 (2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver)
    Contact: Kerri Abramson, Manager, Research Education & Internal Awards;; 604.875.4111
  • Simon Fraser University
    When: Friday, October 30; 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
    Where: IRMACS Centre, Room 10900, Simon Fraser University – Burnaby Campus (8888 University Drive, Burnaby)
    Contact: Ellen Loosley, Director, Office of Research Services;
  • BC Cancer Agency
    When: Monday, November 2; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Where: Dorothy Lam Board Room, Main Floor, BC Cancer Agency, BC Cancer Research Centre (675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver)
    Contact: Georgia Maniotakis;