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To maximize the benefit of the ATTP for British Columbia's community, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is offering a limited number of scholarships for medical and allied health professionals wishing to attend the course. 

Scholarships will be awarded with great discretion. Recipients must provide a completion certificate and all receipts must be submitted no later than May 30, 2018 to receive reimbursement.

Eligibility:
The scholarship program is open to healthcare professionals who reside in British Columbia that are currently working with People with Parkinson's (PwP) or have demonstrated interest in working with PwP. Those who are not currently serving the Parkinson's community must have a plan in place for working with PwP and their families after training. 

Award Amounts:
All scholarships will cover the registration fee. At PSBC's discretion, up to three (3) days of housing and travel costs may be applied for when recipients live more than 60 kilometers from the course venue in Richmond, BC. 

Application Requirements: 

  • Completed application form
  • Proof of credentials (copy of educational certificate(s))
  • A professional reference

Send proof of credentials to Myriame at mlepinelyons@parkinson.bc.ca with subject line: ATTP application - proof of credentials - YOUR NAME.

Important Dates:
Applications for the ATTP Scholarship Program through Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) will be accepted beginning February 1, 2018.

For greatest consideration, apply by the Round One deadline. Approximately half of available funds will be awarded to early applicants. Applicants not awarded scholarships in the Round One review will be considered during the Round Two review. 

Round One Review:

  • Completed applications due: February 16, 2018
  • Recipients notified: February 23, 2018

Round 2 Review:

  • Completed applications due: March 2, 2018
  • Recipients notified: March 9, 2018

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