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The SPACELABS Healthcare Education FundOpen-Sign
SPACELABS Healthcare (Canada) Inc., as part of an agreement with Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, has created a fund for the support of staff education. This fund provides financial support to fund educational opportunities for Hamilton Health Sciences nurses and biomedical staff at Hamilton Health Sciences sites that use SPACELABS equipment. This applies to nurses and biomedical staff at Juravinski Hospital, Juravinski Cancer Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital and McMaster University Medical Centre.

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Dr. Stephen Buttrum Memorial Bursary for Excellence in Clinical Psychology
The Call for Applications for the 2020-2021 Dr. Stephen Buttrum Memorial Bursary for Excellence in Clinical Psychology is now open! This bursary is awarded to a PhD candidate in clinical psychology who has been accepted into the Clinical Psychology Internship Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital. It has been established in memory of the late Dr. Stephen Buttrum, a beloved psychologist and clinician at McMaster Children’s Hospital, through a generous donation to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation from the Buttrum family. There is $5,000 available to be awarded annually.

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The Cameron Family Award
The Call for Applications for the 2020 Cameron Family Award is now open! This award provides financial support to nurses, physicians, therapists, and/or allied health members of the pediatric surgery interdisciplinary team and is intended to support capital expenditures, workshops, education, professional development, collaboration and/or team building initiatives in the Department of Pediatric Surgery. It was established by Occupational Therapist, G. Patricia Cameron and Pediatric Surgeon, Dr. Gordon S. Cameron and their family, and recognizes their contributions to improving health care in Hamilton.

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The Richard and Mary Pelling Scholarship and Bursary Fund 
The Richard and Mary Pelling Scholarship and Bursary are made possible through the generosity of Mr. Peter Gordon Pelling in memory of his parents, Richard and Mary Pelling.

The Richard and Mary Pelling Scholarship in Psychiatry will be awarded to those who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and who wish to continue their studies in the field of psychiatry for mental health at McMaster University.

The Richard and Mary Pelling Bursary in Psychiatry will be awarded on demonstrated financial need.

Funds will be awarded to full-time students and residents enrolled in a health discipline, studying psychiatry in the Faculty of Health Sciences or the Faculty of Social Sciences at McMaster University. Applicants must have psychiatric clinical and/or research experience in the Integrated Mental Health Program at Hamilton Health Sciences or St. Joseph’s Healthcare during the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

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 Research Grants – Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation
Please check back in spring 2021 when the call for applications opens.
Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre staff are invited to submit research grant proposals to The Foundation.


Red hanging closed signEducation Grants – Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation
Please check back later when the call for applications opens.
Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre staff are invited to submit education grant proposals to The Foundation.


Red hanging closed signFamily Grants
Please check back in fall 2021 when the call for applications opens.
The Family Grants program, jointly provided in partnership by Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation and Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association, offers a unique opportunity to support patient care at Hamilton Health Sciences by providing grants to employees for items that fall outside of regular hospital budgets. All eligible Hamilton Health Sciences staff are welcome to apply!