LMP Graduate Departmental Awards

For more information about these awards, please contact the LMP Graduate Office.

LMP Graduate Travel Grant

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology encourages students and trainees to present their research at national and international scientific meetings. The department provides a travel grant to defray some of the travel expenses. See guidelines and application form for full details and eligibility requirements.


LMP Visiting Trainee Graduate Award

This Departmental award is established to support PhD students in good standing who wish to attend a workshop or visit an international laboratory in order to learn a state-of-the-art research methodology. The awards are used to partially defray costs associated with travel and/or accommodation. Up to two awards at $1,000 each will be given annually on a first come basis. Students should be within the first three years of their graduate program and are eligible for one award only. Applications can be made at any time of the year.


Stuart Alan Hoffman Memorial Prize

The objectives of this award are to acknowledge and reward "a graduate student who has shown special ability in the research field, having in mind the character as well as the research ability of the candidate." Graduate students in either the MSc or PhD program are eligible for nomination. Excellence in research may be documented by either an accepted thesis (MSc or PhD), published papers, or manuscripts in press. Students may be nominated no later than six months after their convocation ceremony.


QEIIGSST Canadian Arthritis Network - Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology

To be awarded to graduate students registered in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology involved in the area of arthritis research.


Dr. Rajalakshmi S. Dittakavi and Dr. Prema M. Rao Graduate Awards in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

These awards are donated by past and present students of Doctors Rajalakshmi and Rao. Two awards are given annually. One award will be given to a graduate student in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology who is pursuing study and research on the cause, prevention, pathogenesis and cure of cancer. The second award is to be given to a graduate student in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology to present his/her results on the cause, prevention, pathogenesis and cure of cancer at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.


Graduate Award in LMP (OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student in the Department of LMP based on financial need. Academic performance will also be considered.


Meredith & Malcolm Silver Scholarship in Cardiovascular Studies (OSOTF)

To be awarded to graduate students in the Department of LMP on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to a graduate student who has maintained or achieved honour standing during his/her residency and with a demonstrated interest in cardiovascular research. Only open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.


Meredith & Malcolm Silver Scholarship in Cardiovascular Studies (non-OSOTF)

To be awarded to a graduate student who has maintained or achieved honour standing during his/her residency with the Department of LMP and with a demonstrated interest in cardiovascular research.


Norman Bethune Award

The aim of this award is to recognize and encourage young, talented researchers on the threshold of their careers. PhD students in their first two years of the program are eligible, which includes those who have reclassified from the MSc program (in which case their initial starting date will apply).


R. O. Torrance Bursary

To provide financial support to an MD/PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine pursuing graduate studies in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology.


Partners in Research Award

To be awarded to a graduate student on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated public education in the lay community related to the mission of Partners in Research.