and well-being of children and youth
The Don & Elizabeth Hillman International Child Health Grant was created by the Global Child & Youth Health Section to promote international health opportunities for residents and fellows. The section has established four $750 grants that are awarded annuallyto use toward completing a paediatric elective in developing countries.
To share this international experience with others, grant recipients are required to submit a brief written summary of their elective (1-2 pages) within one month of their return. The report will be published on the CPS website in the language of submission and may be included in a future CPS publication.
Candidates will be assessed through a series of questions about the impact of the elective on their personal and professional futures.
The international elective must:
Applications for courses or conferences will not be accepted. Priority will be given to applicants who are not receiving funding or payment for their rotation in addition to their regular resident salary.
Unsuccessful applicants for Hillman support must submitted a new proposal for reconsideration.
Past Hillman award recipients are not eligible to re-apply.
Applications must be submitted using the online application form and be received 2 months prior to travel and before the application deadline (March 31 or October 31). Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Submissions should include:
Confirmation by the elective supervisor at the elective host site (copy of email, word doc or pdf format).
Letter from your program director (word or pdf format).
Letter from Canadian support coach (word or pdf format).
Travel and health insurance documentation.
Susanna Elizabeth de Klerk
Paarl, South Africa
Last updated: May 18 2017