The IWK foundation in Canada is delighted to invite applications from eligible persons for the WESSEX HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP IN CANADA 2018. This scholarship was established in commemoration of the visit of his royal highness kind Edward, the Earl of Wessex to the IWK health center. So, are passionate, affectionate and courageous,? do you think you have all it takes to save lives and help humanity through science and application or health knowledge, then the Wessex health scholarship is calling for you. Apply now!!
ABOUT IWK HEALTH FOUNDATION:
The IWK Foundation is a champion of excellence in women’s and children’s health and medicine and works in partnership with the IWK Health Centre to support their vision of providing quality care to women, children, youth and families in the Maritime Provinces and beyond. Our donors are passionately committed to making a difference for Maritime families, contributing over $13 million to the most urgent care priorities at the IWK last year. Funds raised also support the IWK’s global leadership in research and knowledge sharing, which in turn improves lives worldwide. For more information, visit www.iwkfoundation.org.
ABOUT IWK HEALTH CARE:
The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. With a resolute belief that Maritimers deserve world-class care close to home, we are dedicated to the highest standards of patient and family centred-care, research and education. The IWK is an integral part of Maritime communities, caring for a population of two million women, children, youth and families across Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, and providing sub-specialty care to residents of Newfoundland. As one of two provincial health authorities in Nova Scotia, the IWK is shaping, cultivating and stewarding the health agenda for families and has charted an ambitious course to world-class outcomes. Visit www.iwk.nshealth.ca for more information.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE IWK WESSEX HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP:
You would agree with me there has always been an increasing demand for health professionals all over the world. The need for quality health care is one thing that can never be over emphasized and quality health is as a reflection of the quality of education one gets in the health field alongside other relevant skill. It has been said that as a health professional, you will need an eagles eye, a lions heart and a ladies hand to save lives, so what are you waiting for apply for Wessex health scholarship now!!
LEVEL OF STUDY:
FIELD OF STUDY:
scholarship covers for a degree in Health care
This scholarship will be taken in Canada
The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 and will be awarded annually to an individual who has demonstrated community service and is enrolled in a post-secondary degree health care program in Atlantic Canada. The Scholarship will be awarded each June by IWK Board of Directors and the IWK Foundation Board of Trustees.
Eligible applicants will be from Atlantic Canada and entering, or already enrolled in, a post-secondary health care degree level program at an Atlantic Canadian institution (please see Appendix A for a list of eligible programs). This scholarship focuses on the impact of community service and as such, applicants should be active participants in their community. A minimum grade average of 80 per cent is required or an overall pass where a degree is marked using a pass/fail system. Students graduating from a post-secondary degree in 2018 and not returning to a health degree program in 2018 are not eligible.
- Essay (1,200 words maximum). Please write an essay introducing yourself and answer the following question. How has your own participation in community service inspired you to pursue studies in a health care field?
- Completed application form
- Official copy of most recent transcript
- Academic reference letter (max. 1 letter)
- Character reference letter (max. 1 letter)
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this scholarship,candidates can access the application form on
For more information contact [email protected]
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