Application Process and Deadlines

April 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Atlantic Standard Time): The deadline for  new and renewal applications for Research Fellowship, PhD Vision Science, MSc Vision Science MSc Clinical Vision Science and Concurent Masters/Ophthalmology Residency.

February 18, 2020 at 4 p.m. (Atlantic Standard Time): The deadline for Undergraduate Scholarship Applications.

Update

Effective October 2019, we have updated the requirements for renewal applications. Please make careful note of the following requirements in order for submit a complete application:

All applications (both new and renewal) should include the following:

  1. Application Checklist
  2. Completed Common Application Form [pdf 206kb]
  3. Research Proposal
  4. Lay Summary
  5. Copy of academic transcripts
  6. Letter of support from proposed supervisor submitted directly from the referee to the Research Manager at ophthalmology.research@dal.ca.
  7. Supervisor CV: CIHR Project Biosketch Common CV format
  8. Applicant CV
    • Fellowship Applicants: CIHR Project Biosketch Common CV format
    • PhD, Masters, and Undergrad Applicants: 2-page maximum CV

Renewal applications must also include:

  1. Research Progress Report

Fellowship applications must also include:

  1. Letter from applicant describing his/her expectations of what will be gained through this training experience and how this training will support and encourage his/her expected contributions to ongoing research undertaken in the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University.
  2. One additional letter of reference. This must be a confidential letter submitted directly from the referee to the Research Manager electronically at ophthalmology.research@dal.ca

Application Submission

  1. Please submit one PDF copy of the complete application to the Research Manager at ophthalmology.research@dal.ca by 4:00 pm (AST) on the deadline date that corresponds to your application.
  2. Please submit the original hard copy of the application to:

Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
2035—2 West Victoria Building
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS
B3H 2Y9
Attn: Research Manager

Questions?

If you have any additional questions about the application and selection processes, please contact Dr. Andrea Titterness at Ophthalmology.Research@dal.ca.
Written requests may be sent to:

Dr. Andrea Titterness
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science
QEII Health Sciences Centre
2035-2 West Victoria Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS  B3H 2Y9