Each studentship recipient will be matched with a supervisor at the centre at which they are completing their studentship. The recipient will work closely with their supervisor on a specific project/series of projects for the duration of the studentship.
The studentship funding will be directed from Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario) to the host cancer centre for administration of the student’s stipend; it is not paid directly to the awardee. However, the successful student is encouraged to record this studentship as an Award in their Curriculum Vitae.
At the end of the studentship term, each studentship recipient is required to complete a student report of approximately 5 pages in length, which must include the following sections:
Project Description (including abstract, introduction, methodology, results, discussion, conclusion, references)
Self-Reflection (including experience impact, future educational and career aspirations)
Any one of the following report formats is acceptable, provided it contains the sections outlined above:
A set of slides summarizing the work, as presented to the host institution at the conclusion of the project
A report, as required by the student's home university (e.g., co-op internship programs)
A draft manuscript written in a journal publication format with the self-reflection section attached
Reports must be submitted by the studentship recipients to the Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario)
Radiation Treatment Program and its Coordinator of Medical Physics Education.
Only electronic copies will be accepted.
The studentship is approximately 4 months long.
A total of up to 15 awards are offered across Ontario, 1 in each of the following Regional Cancer Programs located at the following centres:
Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario (Kingston)
Carlo Fidani Regional Cancer Centre (Peel)
Grand River Regional Cancer Centre (Grand River)
Juravinski Cancer Centre (Hamilton)
Walker Family Cancer Centre (St. Catharines)
London Regional Cancer Program (London)
Northeast Cancer Centre (Sudbury)
Northwestern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre (Thunder Bay)
Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Toronto)
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (Toronto)
R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre (Durham)
Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre (Barrie)
Stronach Regional Cancer Centre (Newmarket)
The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre (Ottawa)
Windsor Regional Cancer Program (Windsor)