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Western University Awards

Graduate Thesis Research Awards

The purpose of this program is to help support costs of research undertaken by graduate students at Western University that are directly related to the successful completion of their thesis/dissertation requirements.

Western Graduate Research Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to aid in the support of graduate students who are enrolled in Category I programs. The value of the WGRS varies by program and/or by student.

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Awards

Congratulations to Microbiology and Immunology Students

CIHR Vanier Doctoral Award

2017. Charles Yin

Collip Medal Award

The Collip Medal Award was established in 1959 and is presented annually to the outstanding Ph.D. student graduating from one of the basic science programs in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

1959. Elizabeth Young Pearce
1977.  John C.C. Roder
1983.  Karim Essani
1986.  Geoffrey Ralling
2001.  Mark James Cameron
2009. Wendy Teft
2010. Mark Kirchhof

Nellie Farthing Fellowship in the Medical Sciences

This fellowship is available to doctoral students in the Medical Sciences it recognizes and rewards excellence in research. Generally one Nellie Farthing Fellowship is awarded annually with a value of $3,000.

1989. T. Michael Underhill
2003. Tom Sebulsky
2004. Nikita Avvakumov
2005. Wendy Teft
2007. Slade Loutet
2014. Michael Cohen
2016. Cason King
2018. Charles Yin

Drs. Madge and Charles Macklin Fellowship for Teaching & Research

The award is available to doctoral students in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, it recognizes and rewards excellence in teaching and research. Generally two to three awards valued at a minimum of $3,000 will be awarded on an annual basis.

2009. Katie Kasper
2011. Katie Kasper
2012. Lee Goneau
2014. Mateusz (Matt) Rytelewski

Drs. Madge and Charles Macklin Fellowship for Publication

The award is available to full-time doctoral students in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry who have published their doctoral research as first author in a peer reviewed journal. This fellowship is valued at $3,000.

2012. Greg Fonseca

Schulich Ontario Graduate Scholarships

Awarded annually to full-time graduate students in a Masters or Doctoral program at Western who are conducting research in Medicine. These scholarships are valued at $15,000.00

The Morris Kroll Memorial Scholarship

Awarded in odd numbered years to a full-time graduate student engaged in the field of cancer research as part of his/her graduate program at The University of Western Ontario. This fellowship is valued at $500.

2019. Steven Gameiro

Governor General’s Gold Medal

Western’s School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies presents the award annually to two PhD graduates and one master’s graduate. These medals recognize students who have completed their graduate studies at the highest level of academic standing.

2012. Johnson Cheung MSc

The Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST)

2018. Joshua Choi, Christine Wardell
2019. Noor Salloum, Robert Kuiack, Smriti Juriasingani