The Richard and Mary Pelling Scholarship & Bursary

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is pleased to accept applications for The Richard and Mary Pelling Scholarship and Bursary Funds, which are made available through the generosity of Mr. Peter Gordon Pelling in memory of his parents, Richard and Mary Pelling.


Opens on Monday, October 28, 2019

The Richard and Mary Pelling Scholarship in Psychiatry
Awarded primarily based upon academic achievement.
Download the Scholarship application here.


The Richard and Mary Pelling Bursary in Psychiatry
Awarded primarily based upon demonstrated financial need.
Download the Bursary application here.

Total Funds Available: $10,846.18
$5,423.09 each for the scholarship and the bursary


Funds will be awarded to full-time students or residents (only eligible for the Scholarship) 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 2019 – 2020 academic year.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

For more information, please contact:
Erin In
Development Officer, Annual Giving and Donor Relations
Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation or 905-521-2100 Ext. 46639

Please submit the complete signed application in .PDF electronically to by the deadline for consideration.

Application extensions will not be granted.

Download the Call for Applications poster here.