Awards, Grants & Bursaries

GHD Champions

The Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) Global Health Award is presented annually to a CPA member who has augmented the profile of physiotherapy globally. The GHD seeks to recognize previous CPA Global Health Award winners and other Canadian Physiotherapists who have made a substantial impact on global health. 

 

Past WCPT International Service Award - Practice

2015 - Michel Landry
 

Past WCPT International Service Award - Education

2015 - Mary Martin
 

Past CPA Enid Graham Memorial Lecture Award Winner

2013 - Hilary Crowley - "Grasping the Nettle" lecture

Past CPA Global Health Award Winners

2018 - Robin Roots

2017 - No Award Granted

2016 - Michelle Fraser

2015 - No award granted

2014 - Stephanie Nixon

2013 - No award granted

2012 - No award granted

2011 - Beth Langille

2010 - Shaun Cleaver

2009 - Hilary Crowley

2008 - Kathy Mulder

2007 - Julie Hard

2006 - Nicole Charlebois-Refae

2005 - Marion Current

2004 - Michel Landry

2003 - Mary Martin

2003 - G. Elizabeth Tata 

2002 - Kenneth Hill

 

Blog Contributor Bursaries

GHD members who are clinicians who contribute content to our website will be entered to win a FREE MEMBERSHIP to the GHD for the following membership year. Provide us with a posting for our website by December 31st and you will be entered into the draw.
 

Past Clinician Free Membership Winners ($35)

2017 - Natalie Langstaff - Ukraine

          - Anik Goulet - St. Lucia, Haiti

2016 - Nicholas Simatos Arsenault - Canada

2015 - Kerra Quinn - Botswana, Tanzania

 

Past Student Free Membership Winners ($35)

2016 - Rachelle MacDonald - India

2015 - Corey Kim - South Africa

2014 - Geneviève Sirois-Leclerc - Mexico

2013 - Naomi Casiro- Argentina

 

 

Clinician Bursaries

The GHD Global Physiotherapy Bursary, valued at up to $1,000, is awarded annually to one or more successful candidates who are members of the GHD. The funding must be used for one of the following:

If selected as a bursary winner, the candidate will be required to contribute a post or video to the GHD blog, vlog or the Global Physio Podcast within one month of attending Congress or completing the volunteer or work initiative.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Application Form - Clinician Bursary
 

Past Clinican Bursary Winners (up to $1,000)

2018 - Hilary Crowley - Congress Montreal18

2017 - No award granted

2016 - Elizabeth Harvey - Nicaragua

2015 - Andrea Mendoza - India

2014 - Karen Penwell - Nepal

2012 - Gillian Coates - Nepal

2011 - Michelle Pieke - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Other Funding Sources