UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Funding Amount and Duration:

Scholarships of $7,500 are available for Indigenous undergraduate students who have completed at least two years of postsecondary study and are involved in community-informed and supported health research that serves to benefit Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada. By community-informed and supported health research, we are referring to research that responds to a community-identified need and is supported by an Indigenous community, Nation, or organization.

 

The funding is provided for a one-year period: September to August (2020-2021).


Eligibility Requirements 

  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit undergraduate students who have completed at least two years of postsecondary study and are involved in community-informed and supported health research that serves to benefit Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada, with the supervision of an Indigenous or allied health scholar at a post-secondary institution.

  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit undergraduate students are eligible if they are attending any Canadian post-secondary institution, as long as they haven't received funding from another Indigenous Mentorship Network in the same funding period.

  • If a student is applying from outside of Atlantic Canada, they must demonstrate a connection to the region (e.g., they must be Indigenous to Atlantic Canada and/or they must demonstrate the impact that their research will have on the health of Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada).

Download the Call for Applications

Download the Application Form

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS – Master’s Student

Funding Amount and Duration:

Scholarships of $10,000 are available for Indigenous graduate students entering or enrolled in a Master’s degree or equivalent program involving community-informed and supported health research that serves to benefit Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada. By community-informed and supported health research, we are referring to research that responds to a community-identified need and is supported by an Indigenous community, Nation, or organization.

 

The funding is provided for a one-year period: September to August (2020-2021).

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students entering or enrolled in a Master’s degree or equivalent program involving community-informed and supported health research that serves to benefit Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada, with the supervision of an Indigenous or allied health scholar at a postsecondary institution.

  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students are eligible if they are attending any Canadian post-secondary institution, as long as they haven't received funding from another Indigenous Mentorship Network in the same funding period.

  • If a student is applying from outside of Atlantic Canada, they must demonstrate a connection to the region (e.g., they must be Indigenous to Atlantic Canada and/or they must demonstrate the impact that their research will have on the health of Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada).

Download the Call for Applications

Download the Application Form

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS – Doctoral Students

Funding Amount and Duration:

Scholarships of $15,000 are available for Indigenous graduate students entering or enrolled in a Doctoral degree or equivalent program involving community-informed and supported health research that serves to benefit Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada. By community-informed and supported health research, we are referring to research that responds to a community-identified need and is supported by an Indigenous community, Nation, and/or organization(s).

 

The funding is provided for a one-year period: September to August (2020-2021).

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students enrolled in a Doctoral degree or equivalent program involving community-informed and supported health research that serves to benefit Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada, with the supervision of an Indigenous or allied health scholar at a post-secondary institution where funds can be transferred.

  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students are eligible if they are attending any Canadian post-secondary institution, as long as they haven't received funding from another Indigenous Mentorship Network in the same funding period.

  • If a student is applying from outside of Atlantic Canada, they must demonstrate a connection to the region (e.g., they must be Indigenous to Atlantic Canada and/or they must demonstrate the impact that their research will have on the health of Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada).

Download the Call for Applications

Download the Application Form

Renewal Applications – All Levels

Funding Amount and Duration:

Renewal scholarships are available for Indigenous students who held a scholarship with the Atlantic IMN from the previous 2019-2020 academic year. The amount of your scholarship will remain the same, and can be renewed for a maximum of 1 year. 

Download the Application Form

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