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Frances A Shepherd Award Fall Applications Open!

Supporting attendance at major international meetings
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

The Award

In recognition of the critical role played by the CCTG throughout her professional career, Dr. Shepherd is giving back by sharing her Gairdner Award with the CCTG. This award, to be endowed in perpetuity, will recognize excellence in clinical trials and translational research and will be open to all qualified CCTG investigators and post graduate trainees working on CCTG research projects.Each award will be $1000 and offered twice a year.


The award will be disbursed to one or two investigators or post-graduate trainees, traveling to present CCTG related work at major international meetings where the material has been accepted for presentation. Applicants who have had their research accepted for oral or poster presentation at an international scientific meeting and have not received another award to support their travel are eligible to apply.

Application requirements

  • Application Cover Page that includes a descriiption of how their research addresses the eligibility criteria
  • Documentation that the abstract has been accepted for presentation
  • A copy of the abstract
  • Include in your submission email the following information:
    • investigator/post-graduate trainee name and institution
    • contribution to the research to be presented
    • meeting information (name, location, date and type of presentation)
    • information on other awards received, or under consideration to support the investigator/post-graduate trainee giving the presentation

Applications, including all relevant materials should be submitted via email to the attention of Tracey St. John with the heading: Frances Shepherd Award.