Carleton University is holding the inaugural awarding of the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Medical Foundation and Dr. Kanta Marwah Scholarship in Medical Physics on Thursday, September 17th at Carleton.
Past President Bill Gosewitz (who personally shaved his head to support this initiative in 2008 and raised $10,000 from our Club members), Dr. Kanta Marwah (who personally contributed $20,000 to the Kiwanis Medical Foundation), Wayne French, Chair of the Kiwanis Medical Foundation which matched Kanta’s $20,000, and President-Designate Peter Nadeau will be attending this award reception on behalf of Kiwanis. The book value of the Endowment Fund is $100,380 and a “doctoral dissertation scholarship up to the value of $10,000 will be awarded annually for research in the area of Medical Physics”. Claire Foottit, the first recipient, is a Senior PhD Student in the area of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. “Please know that your gifts help our students make things happen, today and for the rest of their lives. Thank you for supporting Carleton and our students”.
Elizabeth DiSabato, Scholarship Specialist at Carleton