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Dr. Ronald Stewart Student Award

Student leadership in global health

The Dr. Ronald Stewart Award for Student Leadership in Global Health was established in 2006 and is given to a student of Dalhousie Medical School or in the faculties of Health or Dentistry, who has demonstrated leadership in global health and a commitment to improving the health of marginalized communities during their time at Dalhousie. 

This award honours Dr. Stewart’s personal, professional and educational support and dedication to global health, and the advancement of social capital worldwide. Dr. Stewart, a former provincial Minister of Health and Order of Canada recipient, has been enriching students' experiences at Dalhousie Medical School for many years as a popular and accomplished educator, past director of the Medical Humanities program and a key champion for global health education.

Deadline: March 4, 2018

To nominate

To nominate a student, please complete the Nomination Form (including supporting documents) and submit all to gho@dal.ca by the deadline.


The award consists of a plaque, a cash prize ($1000) and an opportunity for the recipient to present their work at a global health event.

Past recipients of the Dr. Ronald Stewart Award for Student Leadership in Global Health include: