Continuing Education: Student Awards

Current CE student award opportunities:

Continuing Education Student Awards

The DFCM offers 3 distinction awards to students registered in our Continuing Education (CE) Programs:

Continuing Education Student Award for Scholarship

  • Nominee has demonstrated that work completed as part of the program course/practicum has been disseminated in a scholarly form outside of AFGS courses (e.g., poster presentation, publication)
  • Award will be granted to nominee with the largest scholarly impact over the course of the fellowship in terms of quality and depth of disseminated work

Continuing Education Student Award for Overall Excellence

  • Nominee has demonstrated superior knowledge and skill in the classroom setting
  • Award will be granted to nominee with most evidence of consistent excellence in course work and practica

Continuing Education Student Award for Leadership

  • Nominee is seen as a natural leader and a support/resource to peers and  faculty in the AFGS fellowship programs
  • Award will be granted to nominee with most evidence of consistent leadership amongst peers

Nomination Process:

  • Nominations can be made by any student, instructor or program director in the AFGS program, including self-nominations
  • The nominator is responsible for the collection and submission of the award nomination package and informing the nominee of their nomination
  • Nominations will be considered by the AFGS Awards Selection Committee
  • Decisions will be communicated after the nomination deadline

Deadline: February 15th annually

Eligibility: a student currently registered, and in good standing, in one of our CE programs (AF, MEF, CTC, CRC and INTAPT)

Nomination Package should include:

  • Award Nomination Form
  • Curriculum Vitae of nominee (including list of presentations and publications outside of the AFGS courses while enrolled in the program)

Submit nominations to:
Academic Fellowship and Graduate Studies Program

Student Conference Support Fund

The Academic Fellowship and Graduate Studies (AFGS) Program would like to encourage and support students who are presenting their scholarly work. This support is available to students in good standing and enrolled in one of the AFGS programs: MScCH (FCM or HPTE), MPH (FCM), AF, MEF, CTC, CRC, INTAPT.

Support will be considered (to a maximum of $500) for:

  • Travel (and related expenses) to conferences for students presenting
  • Conference fees for students presenting
  • Direct costs incurred in the preparation of posters etc. for presentation (e.g. print costs)

There is no specific application deadline. Applications will be accepted at any time within the academic year (July 1 – June 30). One award will be granted per person annually.

Please submit your completed application form, accompanied by supporting documentation to the AFGS program

Tuition Support for DFCM Faculty

DFCM wishes to support Faculty members undertaking further training at a graduate studies level or in one of our Clinical Research/Teacher CE level certificate programs in order to meet the strategic goals of the department and increase capacity in clinical care, education, research and scholarship. For more information, please visit the Tuition Support page.

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