THIS COMPETITION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
The Bluma Tischler Postdoctoral Fellowship Award is for MD or PhD graduates in Medicine, Biochemistry, Genetics, or associated disciplines carrying out research on the biochemical or genetic aspects of mental retardation or other neurologic disorders.
$20,400 for one year. Holders of the award may apply for a second year.
Applicants must hold a postdoctoral appointment at the University of British Columbia for the full duration of the fellowship (see criteria here). No citizenship restrictions apply. The amount of funding currently held by the candidate may be taken into consideration.
A completed application consists of:
- Completed Bluma Tischler Application
- Post-Secondary Transcripts
Copies of transcripts are accepted but must be initialed by the candidate’s proposed supervisor of the postdoctoral research. Initialing of official transcripts is not required.
- Three Sponsor’s Letters
One letter should be from the proposed supervisor of the candidate, and the others from individuals familiar with the candidate’s academic and research abilities. Sponsors are asked to comment on the applicant’s research potential and achievements, interpersonal skills, academic abilities, and greatest strengths and weaknesses. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Wendy Robinson, Assistant Dean, Research, c/o Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine, 317-2194 Health Sciences Mall and submitted in sealed envelopes. Letters may be sent separately but must be received by the application deadline.
Please do not use double sided printing or staples in your application.
Complete applications must be received by Dr. Wendy Robinson, c/o Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine, 317-2194 Health Sciences Mall by: TBA.