University of Waterloo to award SCiAN’s Scholarship for Excellence in Biostatistics


TORONTO, ON – September 4th, 2018 – SCiAN Services, a contract research organization (CRO) headquartered in Toronto announced it has selected the University of Waterloo to award the SCiAN Scholarship for Excellence in Biostatistics.

SCiAN has committed scholarships totalling $10,000.00 to the University of Waterloo over the next 5 years.

The annual merit award, valued at $2,000.00, will be given to a 4th year student majoring in biostatistics with the highest GPA average in that discipline.  The first award is expected to be handed out in the fall semester of 2018.  For further information please visit the University of Waterloo’s website:

“Most undergraduate degree programs in Statistics focus on teaching students the basic statistical foundations.  Recognizing that graduates not only need the statistical foundation but also the skills to apply statistical knowledge to clinical data, the University of Waterloo has initiated an undergraduate degree program in Biostatistics – the only one of its kind in Canada.  SCiAN is pleased to offer the scholarship to students in this new program, recognizing the distinct role biostatistics plays in clinical research.” – St. Clare Chung, Vice President, Biostatistics & CDM, SCiAN Services.

About SCiAN

SCiAN Services is a leading North American contract research organization (CRO) providing clinical trial services in data management, biostatistics, pharmacovigilance as well as electronic data capture (EDC) solutions. Drug developers (biotech/biopharma, and pharmaceutical companies) rely on SCiAN’s 30+ years of experience in IND stage clinical trials phases I-III. SCiAN’s therapeutic area expertise developed in over 690 clinical trials includes oncology, CNS, infectious diseases, inflammatory / autoimmune diseases, diabetes, etc. The company’s service depth is further backed by its industry renowned EDCPRO platform, custom developed for small to medium size drug development companies and their CROs.

For more information, please contact:

Jasna Szwagiel
Corporate Communication

SCiAN Services, Inc.
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