Call For Nominations: 2019 Jonas Salk Award

In honour of the humanitarian and scientist who developed the life-saving polio vaccine in 1995, March of Dimes Canada presents the annual Jonas Salk Award to a Canadian scientist, physician or researcher. The $10,000.00 award recognizes an individual who has made a new and outstanding contribution in science or medicine to prevent, alleviate, or eliminate a physical disability.

Please consider nominating a deserving individual for this award.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident who is residing in Canada
  • Have made a significant contribution to science or medicine
  • Research conducted must have resulted in a significant advancement in scientific knowledge, prevention, treatment or cure of a physically disabling condition
  • Research findings must have been published in refereed journals

Nomination Process:

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