George Walker 8th International Congress on Circumpolar Health Bursary
The 8th International Congress on Circumpolar Health is honoured to make this $400 award available in memory of Dr. George Walker.
The International Congress on Circumpolar Health gatherings are held every three years in a different location in the circumpolar region. The Congress is the largest scientific meeting on circumpolar health worldwide . The 8th International Congress on Circumpolar Health was held from May 20-25, 1990 in Whitehorse, Yukon with 1,000 delegates in attendance. This Congress focused on the concerns of health-care delivery in a high-cost region.
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- Be registered full-time in a health, social services, or science-related program at Yukon University
- Have a 3.0 GPA or higher
- Write a short essay detailing community service and future plans
- Demonstrate financial need