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2024-25 Scholarship for Graduate Dementia Research by Black Students – Toronto Dementia Research Alliance

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The Toronto Dementia Research Alliance (TDRA) has opened applications for the 2024-25 Scholarship for Graduate Dementia Research by Black Students.

This TDRA scholarship was created to respond to the historical under-representation of Black students and faculty in research, particularly in the field of dementia research. From traditional medicine to public health, projects can explore any aspect of dementia.

Scholarship is open to:

  • Masters ($10k/year for 2 years; $20k total) and PhD ($15k/year for 2 years; $30k total) students
  • Domestic and international applicants (living in or planning to move and study in Canada)
  • Those who identify as Black

About the Scholarship:

  • Application will be assessed on merit and grades
  • The project must have some connection to a TDRA investigator or partner site
  • Applicants must:
    • Have a pending application to a Master’s or Doctoral program;
    • Have received or accepted an offer of admission to a Master’s or Doctoral program; OR
    • Be currently enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral program with at least two years of the program remaining
  • A community-specific mentorship network will be accessible to each awardee 
  • Projects can explore any aspect of dementia, for example Western medicine/science, traditional medicine, quantitative or qualitative projects, social determinants of health, etc.

Supervisors:

  • Should have a strong background in EDI and reconciliation. 

If you have any questions, email tdra@utoronto.ca

Apply:

The TDRA is now accepting applications for this Scholarship. 

Download application. Applications are due to TDRA on June 30, 2024. 

Please send your application to tdra@utoronto.ca

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