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Eligibility

Research fellowship applicants

Applicants must be medical graduates pursuing a full-time research fellowship or PhD graduates pursuing postdoctoral fellowship training in visual sciences. Postdoctoral supervisors must hold an appointment with the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Dalhousie University.
 
Candidates must demonstrate their interest and potential to contribute to academic medicine at Dalhousie Medical School and its affiliated teaching hospitals and to ongoing research programs in the Faculty of Medicine.

PhD vision science applicants

Within six months of the application deadline, the applicant must be:

  • a full-time student at Dalhousie University 
  • registered as an PhD student in an appropriate vision sciences discipline
  • have a faculty supervisor (normally at Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, but supervisors in other faculties will also be considered)
  • be planning to conduct their research activities locally at Dalhousie University

MSc vision science applicants

Within six months of the application deadline, the applicant must be:

  • a full-time student at Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
  • registered as an MSc student in an appropriate vision sciences discipline
  • have a faculty supervisor (normally at Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, but supervisors in other faculties will also be considered)
  • be planning to conduct their research activities locally at Dalhousie University

MSc clinical vision science applicants

Within six months of the application deadline, the applicant must:

  • be a full-time student at Dalhousie University Faculty of Health Professions
  • be registered as an MSc student in an appropriate clinical vision sciences discipline
  • have a faculty supervisor (normally at Dalhousie University Faculty of Health Professions or Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, but supervisors in other faculties will also be considered)
  • be planning to conduct their research activities locally at Dalhousie University

Concurrent MSc/ophthalmology residency applicants

The applicant must:

  • be a full-time resident at Dalhousie University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
  • be registered as an MSc student in a recognized institution
  • have a faculty supervisor (normally at Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, but supervisors in other faculties will be considered)

Undergraduate applicants

Within six months of the application deadline, the applicant must:

  • be a full-time student at Dalhousie University 
  • be registered as an undergraduate student (excluding Doctor of Medicine)
  • have a faculty supervisor (normally at Dalhousie University Faculty of Health Professions or Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, but supervisors in other faculties will also be considered)
  • be planning to conduct their research activities locally at Dalhousie University

 

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