Friedman Award Info Session

Sign up here for the Friedman Award Info Session on Monday, December 16, 2019.

This presentation provides a detailed overview of the 2020 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health competition. Be informed about this unique funding opportunity and bring your questions on applying for this award.

Who should attend? Current graduate students and medical residents studying in the area of health. ‘Health’ is interpreted very broadly, and includes health promotion and disease prevention, mental health research, laboratory sciences related to medicine or health, public health, health services research, or any area intended to impact human health.  Students do not need to be in a health-related degree program to be eligible to apply; past Friedman recipients include a PhD candidate in English.


  • A brief introduction on the history of the award, its ethos, and some highlighting of past winners
  • An overview of the eligibility/restrictions and application
  • Questions and answers session


Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Time: 1:00 to 2:00 PM (PST)

Format: Webinar

Note: Registration closes at 4:00pm PST on December 12, 2019.



Natalie Thorson - Natalie is the Graduate Awards Coordinator in the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS). She is responsible for administering the award on behalf of G+PS, and will provide details on the application and submission procedures.

For further information about the Friedman Award for Scholars in Health, please visit: