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Scholarship winners Maria Manolis and Waverly Wyld pictured with Barb Kennedy Executive Director Cardiac Health Foundation

The Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada funds $30,000 in student scholarships annually through various academic awarding bodies.

1) The Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada Scholarship

Four $3,000 scholarships are awarded at the Canadian Association Of Cardiac Rehabilitation’s Conference to graduate students across the country.

For further information and for eligibility requirements and applications
http://www.cacr.ca/awards/CACRAwards.cfm

2) Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada Humber College Scholarship - School of HRT

Two $1,500 scholarships are awarded to students in The Exercise Science & Lifestyle Management (ESLM) and The Fitness & Health Promotion Programs at the Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. These are offered through the School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism (HRT) and funded by The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada.

Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management Entrance Scholarship

Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada Fitness Scholarship

For further info follow the link: http://www.humber.ca/financial-aid/humber-scholarships

3) The Dr. Terry Kavanagh Fellowship

Two $6,000 - 7,000 scholarships are awarded to graduate students at the University Of Toronto through the Faculty Of Physical Education and Kinesiology.

2015/2016 Scholarship Winners

The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada - Dr. Terry Kavanagh Fellowship at University Of Toronto : Four graduate scholarships of $4,200 were awarded to-

  • Jane Windle
  • Tanya Scarrapicchia
  • Rob Lakin
  • Alis Bonsignore

The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada played an active role in sponsoring the CACPR conference in Toronto in October 2015, as part of the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. Four $3,000 scholarships were awarded to-

  • Katelin Gresty - University of Toronto (Masters Level)
  • Ailar Ramadi – University of British Columbia (PhD)
  • Liz Midence – York University (PhD)
  • Nicola Paine – Concordia University (Post Doc)

2014/2015 Scholarship Winners

The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada - Dr. Terry Kavanagh Fellowship : Four graduate scholarships of $4,200 were awarded to-

  • Debra Kriger
  • Marc Mitchell
  • Gillian White
  • Zarine Ahmed

A new $100,000 endowment fund was set up at the University of Guelph-Humber and the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada scholarships were awarded to-

  • Waverly Wyld
  • Maria Manolis

The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada played an active role in sponsoring the CACPR conference in Vancouver in October 2014, as part of the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. Two $3,000 scholarships were awarded to-

  • Aviroop Biswas – University of Toronto
  • Alis Bonsignore – University of British Columbia

The 2013 Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada $3,000 Graduate Scholarships Winners:

  • Ashley Armstrong – Carleton University
    Abstract: Titration Of Nicotine Replacement Therapy in Smokers. The Mediation Effect of Nicotine Withdrawal
     
  • Codie R. Rouleau – University Of Calgary
    Abstract: Insomnia Symptoms are Not Associated with Adherence to a Ohase-11 Cardiac Rehabilitation
     
  • Jonathan Silbernagel – University Of Regina
    Abstract: Using Seismocardiography to Assess Systolic Timing Intervals Pre and Post Exercise in Heart Failure: A Pilot Study
     
  • Luke T. Martelli – Dalhousie University
    Abstract: Measuring Postural Balance in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease
     

The 2012 Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada $3,000 Graduate Scholarships Winners:

  • Parminder Flora – PhD
    University of Saskatchewan
     
  • Kerri-Anne Mullen -PhD
    University of Ottawa
     
  • Gabriela Ghisi -PhD
    University of Toronto
     
  • Megan Cahill - Masters
    York University
     

The 2011 Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada $3,000 Graduate Scholarships Winners:

  • Darren Mercer – McGill University, PhD Level/Doctorate
    Abstract: ANXIETY AND HEALTH LOCUS OF CONTROL IS ASSOCIATED WITH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN CARDIAC PATIENTS
     
  • Heather JA Foulds – University of British Columbia, PhD Level/Doctorate
    Abstract: COMMUNITY-BASED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY TRAINING: AN EFFECTIVE MEANS OF IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF ABORIGINAL AND NON-ABORIGINAL INDIVIDUALS WITH A HISTORY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
     
  • Danielle Rolfe – University Of Toronto, PhD Level/Doctorate
    Abstract: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICES, PREFERENCES AND PRIORITIES OF OLDER WOMEN LIVING WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
     
  • Brendan Pikaluk - University of Saskatchewan, Masters Level
    Abstract: ACUTE RESPONSES TO HIGH AND LOW VELOCITY RESISTANCE TRAINING IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
     
  • Scott Kehler – University of Manitoba, Masters Level
    Abstract: IMPACT OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON DEPRESSION AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY (IPAD-CS) – PRELIMINARY RESULTS
     

The 2010 Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada $3,000 Graduate Scholarships Winners:

  • Shannon Gravely-Witte: PhD candidate - York University.
    Abstract: DEGREE AND CORRELATES OF HEART FAILURE CLINIC USE
     
  • Yvonne Leung: PhD candidate - York University.
    Abstract: THE IMPACT OF PRE-MORBID AND POST-MORBID DEPRESSION ONSET ON MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY AMONG CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE PATIENTS: A META-ANALYSIS
     
  • Amanda Rossi: PhD candidate - Concordia University.
    Abstract: THE IMPACT OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON MAJOR ADVERSE CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS (MACE).
     
  • Candi Flynn: PhD candidate - University of Western Ontario.

Click here for information about the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada Graduate Scholarships.

Past Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada Scholarship Recipients:

2005:

  • Fergal O'Hagan - University of Toronto
  • Elizabeth Gunn - McMaster University
  • Sandra Mandic - University of Alberta

2006:

  • Lise McDonnell - University of Ottawa
  • Jennifer Millen - McMaster University
  • Pearl Yang - University of Toronto

2007:

  • Nicholas Jendzjowsky - University of Alberta
  • Walter Swardfager - University of Toronto
  • Heather Tulloch - University of Ottawa

2008:

  • Ada Tang - University of Toronto
  • Julie Houle - University of Laval
  • Kelly Russell - McMaster University
  • Ariana Taylor - University of British Columbia

2009:

  • Shamila Shanmugasegaram York University
  • Jill McSweeney - Dalhousie University
  • Megan Johnston - University of Alberta
  • Suzanne Ferrier - Dalhousie University
 
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