The Kausattumi (Inuttitut for ‘the dawn’) Grants Program is an initiative of the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network that will provide financial support to students who are undertaking or are interested in undertaking community-informed and supported Indigenous health research that serves to benefit Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada.
 
Completed Undergraduate, Master’s, and Doctoral Scholarship applications must be submitted via email by May 1st, 2019 (9pm ATL), and Conference Travel Awards must be submitted via email by June 1st, 2019. State your last name and the type of application you are submitting (e.g., LastName_Undergraduate_Scholarship) in the email subject line and the application file name. Scholarship applicants will be notified of their result by June 2019, and Conference Travel Award applicants will be notified of their result by July, 2019.
 
If you have any questions about the application process or requirements, or want help completing the application, please contact the Atlantic-IMN Coordinator via email: info@atlantic-imn.ca.

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2019 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Download the application forms and related materials below:

Terms of Reference

Guidelines for Review

Application Materials:

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 (2019-2020).


Eligibility Requirements *UPDATED*

  • 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 (2019-2020).

 

Eligibility Requirements: *UPDATED*

  • 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 (2019-2020).

 

Eligibility Requirements: *UPDATED*

  • 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

CONFERENCE TRAVEL AWARDS

Funding:

Travel awards of $2,000 for conference travel are available for Indigenous undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or early career researchers. The conference will be a knowledge-sharing event related to or about community-informed and supported Indigenous health research . Priority will be given to presenters.

 

Eligibility Requirements: *UPDATED*

  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students, postdoctoral fellows, and early career researchers whose degree programs and programs of research involve community-informed and supported Indigenous health research that serves to benefit Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada.

  • Students and postdoctoral fellows must be completing their degree program or position with the supervision of an Indigenous or allied health scholar at a post-secondary institution.

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

  • If 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

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