June 19, 2019
Dina Brooks, professor and vice-dean (health sciences) and executive director of McMaster’s School of Rehabilitation Science has received an honorary degree from the University of Ottawa. Brooks received the recognition at the university’s Faculty of Health Sciences convocation this week, noting her international leadership in cardiorespiratory rehabilitation.
The Dean’s Excellence Award is the highest award granted by the program. It is given to one student in each year of the program for outstanding performance in all aspects of the program and as a future leader of the profession, as determined by the AD in consultation with faculty and staff. Award - $5000
The Academic Achievement Award is given to one student in each year of the program in recognition of consistently outstanding performance in all academic courses in the previous two academic units (CGPA). Award - $2000
The Clinical Achievement Award is given to one student in each year of the program in recognition of consistently outstanding performance on clinical placements. The Director of Clinical Education reviews ratings and comments provided on the Evaluation of Observational Placement Performance, the Evaluation of Clinical Competencies, the Evaluation of Self-Directed Learning, as well as any additional commendations from Clinical Instructors. Performance across Units 1-2 is considered for Year 1 students and performance across Units 3-4 is considered for Year 2 students. Award - $2000
The Citizenship Award is given to two students in each year of the program. The award recognizes students who consistently demonstrate a positive attitude, support program activities, and show respect for faculty, staff and fellow students. Award - $500
The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program provides funding to students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. It’s a merit-based scholarship, with awards available to graduate students. The Slp programs offers OGS to students entering the second year of the program.
Please see the School of Graduate Studies for further opportunities: https://gs.mcmaster.ca/current-students/scholarships/