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Holland Bloorview’s research institute is proud to host the annual Pursuit Award competition – recognizing PhD students and recent alumni from across the globe for their outstanding contributions to and achievements in childhood disability research.


  • Current PhD student (less than six months away from defense)
  • Postdoctoral trainee
  • Recent graduate (within one year of receiving their PhD) with a focus in any applied or clinical research specifically linked to childhood disability

The top three candidates will be invited to present their research and compete during the annual Pursuit Award Ceremony at Holland Bloorview on May 15, 2018, in Toronto, Canada. Up to three cash prizes will be awarded. Finalists may also be eligible for a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at the Bloorview Research Institute. All travel and accommodation costs will be covered.

The 2018 competition is now open. Please submit your application form to by Friday, February 2, 2018 at 5 pm EST. More information is available at the Bloor Research Institute’s website.

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