bursary

The NCF offers several bursaries at both the secondary and post-secondary level.

Post-Secondary bursaries:

Mrs. Maureen Lacroix Bursary
This newest award from the Northern Cancer Foundation is named in honour of Mrs. Maureen Lacroix, in recognition of her commitment and leadership to the NCF.  Maureen was the Chair of the Foundation Board of Directors for many years and during her tenure the NCF’s commitment to research and patient care flourished.  This bursary opportunity is offered to students registered at an Ontario university in a Masters’s or Ph.D. program relevant to cancer research and on placement in the Northeast Cancer Centre in Sudbury.

Stephen McCulloch Bursary
This award is named in memory of Stephen McCulloch who battled brain cancer with determination and a wonderful spirit. The Northern Cancer Foundation and Stephen’s Family offer this bursary to radiation therapy students on clinical placement at Northeast Cancer Centre in Sudbury who are also attending a post-secondary institution in the Fall of the year in which the bursary is awarded.

Noah Daoust Bursary
This award is named in memory of Noah Daoust who lost his own battle with cancer on February 4th, 2005. Noah suffered from Neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer and his family wished to commemorate his journey by giving students the opportunity to pursue cancer research at a post secondary level. Priority for this award will be given to students who are researching paediatric cancers and who have completed their post secondary education in a northern Ontario community.

Dr Randy Bissett Bursary
This award is named in honour of Dr Randy Bissett in recognition of his commitment and leadership to the Northeast Cancer Center. This award is available to students registered in a PHD or Masters level program relevant to cancer research and on placement at the Northeast Cancer Center in Sudbury. Priority will be given to those students who have completed their post secondary education in a Northern Ontario community.

Ms Janice Skot Bursary
This award is named in honour of Janice Skot in recognition of her commitment and leadership to the Northeast Cancer Center. This award is available to students registered in a PHD or Masters level program relevant to cancer research and on placement at the Northeast Cancer Center in Sudbury. Priority will be given to those students who have completed their post secondary education in Northern Ontario community.

Mr Allan Epps Bursary
This award is named in honour of Allan Epps in recognition of his commitment and leadership to the Northeast Cancer Center. This award is available to students registered in a PHD or Masters level program relevant to cancer research and on placement at the Northeast Cancer Center in Sudbury. Priority will be given to those students who have completed their post secondary education in a Northern Ontario community.

Judy Herold Bursary
This award is named in memory of Judy Herold, who lost her own battle with cancer on May 9, 2002. Judy volunteered with several cancer charities for 30 years and was dedicated to supporting young people in their pursuit of post-secondary education in the field of cancer research. This bursary is offered to students registered at an Ontario university in a Masters of PhD program relevant to cancer research and on placement at the Northeast Cancer Center in Sudbury. Priority will be given to those students who have completed their post secondary education in a Northern Ontario community.

Secondary School Bursaries:

NCF Bursary
Open to any secondary school student in their final year, this award honours exceptional young people who have demonstrated volunteer commitment to their community and school, leadership potential, high academic standing who will be entering post-secondary (either university or college) in the Fall of the year in which the bursary is awarded. Applicants must be residents of Northeastern Ontario.

Bruce Hatton Bursary
This award honours Bruce Hatton in recognition of his commitment and leadership with the Northeast Cancer Center and the post secondary school system. This award is open to any secondary school student in their final year, and will honour students who demonstrate their volunteer commitment to their community and school.

Allan Epps Bursary
This award is named in memory of Allan Epps to recognize his contribution as a founding member of Miners for Cancer and his support of the NCF. This award is open to any secondary school student in their final year, and will honour students who demonstrate their volunteer commitment to their community and school.

Soeur Rachelle Watier Bursary
This bursary is offered is named in honour of Sr Rachelle Watier to recognize her commitment and leadership to the Foundation. This award is open to any secondary school student in their final year, and will honour students who demonstrate their volunteer commitment to their community and school.