J. Gregory Cairncross Graduate Scholarship

Scholarship honours Dr. Greg Cairncross's dedication to developing the next generation of cancer scientists and his desire to catalyze efforts to enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion

Application Guidelines


  • Open to students registered full-time in a thesis-based graduate program at the University of Calgary and supervised by a member of the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute
  • Candidate must self-identify as a member of an equity-deserving group
  • Candidates must submit a non-intrusive, non-trauma statement outlining their eligibility (approx. 200 words)

Application Process

Award Guide

Students must submit a supporting letter in ~500 words answering the following question What does diversity in cancer research mean to you? Letters to be submitted to Carmen Coelho at charb.education@ucalgary.ca 

Applicants, please apply using the GAC application found in your Student Centre, under My Financials tab. Details can be found HERE (under the CSM Harmonized Awards tab.

For you reference a step by step guide can be found HERE


Harmonized Form

Students use this form to upload to the GAC