Obesity Canada
2-126 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation
8602 – 112 Street
Edmonton, AB. T6G 2E1

Obesity Canada is pleased to offer up to eight travel awards to students (undergraduate, masters and PhD students) who have an obesity-related abstract accepted for presentation at the conference.
The purpose of the Student Travel Award is to help students travel to the Canadian Obesity Summit in Ottawa, ON, April 23-26, 2019. This program does not support travel expenses for lab exchange travel.
Approximately eight students will receive up to $500 Canadian dollars each to support their travel to the conference.

Application process:

1. A jury composed of representatives from Obesity Canada will examine all applicants for eligibility.
2. Applicants must complete all sections of this Google Form and submit the following materials via email:
a) 1-page maximum typed over letter describing your interest in obesity and how attending the conference will benefit
your work.
b) 2-page maximum Curriculum Vitae including scientific publications and presentations (the Curriculum Vitae may
contain only highlights and may not be a complete version).
c) 1-page maximum reference letter from your supervisor.
d) An email or screenshot of your abstract acceptance letter.

3. Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm MST, March 15, 2019.
4. Travel expenses will be reimbursed upon completion of the conference.

Winners will be announced on or before March 22, 2019. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Nicole Christensen by email at christensen@obesitynetwork.ca. We thank everyone for their application, however only those who are successful will be contacted.