Doctoral Funding and Awards

AMS Doctoral Research Award

Funding for full-time doctoral candidates conducting research on a dissertation topic relating to the history of medicine or a humanities or social science healthcare topic that analyzes past practices and epistemologies. Applicants must have successfully passed their comprehensive exams. For more details, deadlines, and a link to the agency that oversees the application process go HERE.

Segall Prize

Open to students of all levels, the H.N. Segall Prize recognizes the best student paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine. Starting in 2024, Segall Prize winners will receive a $300 cash award.

CSHM/SCHM Student Travel Grants

This grant reflects CSHM/SCHM’s commitment to graduate student participation at our annual conference. Full-time masters or doctoral students presenting conference papers are encouraged to apply for funding up to $750 toward their travel and accommodation. You can find details, dates, and an application form HERE.

Georgina Feldberg Award / Prix Georgina-Feldberg

Students of all levels are invited to submit unpublished essays (in French or English) for the annual Canadian Journal of Health History Georgina Feldberg Memorial Student Award in the History of Health and Medicine. The winner will receive $500 and a year’s membership with the CSHM-SCHM, which includes a subscription to the CJHH. More details about the award and Dr. Feldberg can be found HERE.

CAHN-ACHN Margaret M. Allemang Scholarship/ bourse Margaret M. Allemang

Open to students at the masters and doctoral levels studying nursing history. For instructions and application forms go to the CAHN website HERE.

CAHN-ACHN Vera Roberts Research Award/Boursede recherche Vera Roberts

Open to doctoral, postdoctoral and established researchers studying outpost nursing. For instructions and application forms go to the CAHN website HERE.