Call for Applications: Friedman Award for Scholars in Health – Deadline: Mar 10, 2023

The Friedman Award for Scholars in Health is open to any UBC graduate student or medical resident studying in the area of health. ‘Health’ is interpreted very broadly, and includes health promotion and disease prevention, mental health research, laboratory sciences related to medicine or health, public health, health services research, or any area intended to impact human health.  Applicants do not need to be studying in a health-related degree to be eligible to apply.

Friedman Award for Scholars in Health

  • Value: awards of up to $50,000 each available for 6 to 12 months of study outside of Western Canada
  • Application Deadline: March 10, 2023 at 5:00 pm (Pacific time)

Friedman Scholars are expected to travel to other areas of Canada and the world to seek new perspectives, initiate new collaborations with experts in their fields and be exposed to different cultures.  The award amount will be at the discretion of the adjudication committee.

For further information about this award opportunity, including eligibility requirements and application procedures, please visit:

Information Session: Friedman Award for Scholars in Health

  • Date: Thursday, December 15, 10:00 to 11:00 am (Pacific time)
  • Location: Zoom
  • Registration Deadline: December 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm (Pacific time) REGISTER HERE