Public Health Bursaries - Post-Graduate Studies in Public or Community Health

July 15, 2019

The Isabel Loucks Foster Public Health Bursary Fund
Was set up to provide bursary funding for public health post-graduate studies.  The funds are managed by the Vancouver Foundation and the Bursary funds will be released to a successful applicant's educational institution annually on the recommendation of the Health Officers' Council.

Availability - Bursaries in an amount of $4,000 are available to eligible applicants on a one-time-only basis.
Eligibility - Full-time students engaged in post-graduate study in a field of Public/Community Health Practice within an applicable discipline.
Deadline - August 30, 2019

Dr. Ken Benson Memorial Bursary
Was established by the Associated Boards of Health with funds which they had raised prior to their dissolution in 1997.  The bursary was named in honour of Dr. Ken Benson who, during a long career in public health in British Columbia, was a Medical Officer of Health, an Associate Deputy Minister and public health consultant to the Associated Boards of Health of British Columbia.  The funds are managed by the Vancouver Foundation and the Bursary funds will be released to a successful applicant's educational institution annually on the recommendation of the Health Officers' Council.

Availability - Bursaries in an amount of $4,000 are available to eligible applicants on a one-time-only basis.
Eligibility - Full-time students engaged in post-graduate study in a field of Public/Community Health Practice within an applicable discipline (physicians are not eligible for this bursary).
Deadline - August 30, 2019

Contact Information

Eligibility requirements and application forms may be found at the Health Officers' Council Website at: http://healthofficerscouncil.wordpress.com/bursaries/