Legion Supports Veterans Health Research

Nov 26, 2014
Announces Recipient of scholarship for advanced Veterans health research studies

OTTAWA, November 26, 2014 – Tom Eagles, Dominion President of The Royal Canadian Legion, attended the fifth annual forum of the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) which was held in Toronto, Ontario between 24 and 26 November 2014 where he also announced this year’s recipient of a Legion scholarship.

“TCIMVHR recipient2he Legion is a proud member of CIMVHR and it is our intention to continue advocating for independent military and Veterans health research focusing on our unique demographic and operational experience,” says Eagles.

As part of this support, The Royal Canadian Legion is proud to award a scholarship in the amount of $30,000 for a Master’s level student specializing in Military and Veterans Health Research. This year’s recipient is a former Reservist, Ms. Brigitte Nathalie Phinney, from Ottawa, Ontario.

Candidates wishing to apply for this scholarship next year (2015) are invited to do so by visiting: https://cimvhr.ca/cimvhr-scholarships6 .

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For further information please contact Bruce Poulin at Dominion Command, The Royal Canadian Legion at bruce.poulin@legion.ca7 or (613) 591-3335 ext. 241 or by cell at (613) 292-8760.