RSI Doctoral Student Awarded Prestigious Vanier CGS Award
With scholarship recipients receiving $50,000 each year for three years, the Vanier CGS is one of the most competitive and prestigious post-graduate awards in Canada.
Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.
Under the supervision of Dr. Anne Agur, Stiver’s research proposal looked at pathophysiology and diagnosis of trigger points associated with myofascial pain syndrome.
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships are administered by Canada's three federal research granting agencies: The Canadian Institutes of Health Research [CIHR], the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council [NSERC] and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council [SSHRC].
This is RSI’s fourth win of the award since its inception. Past winners include:
- Andresa Marinho-Buzelli – 2009
- Gail Teachman – 2011
- Janine Farragher – 2015
Visit the Government of Canada website for the full list of this year’s winners.