Call for Applications: BC NEIHR Indigenous Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding – Deadline: January 15, 2020

BC NEIHR Indigenous Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding

To develop research skills and assist with student burdens related to financial, family, community and cultural responsibilities, the BC NEIHR supports Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) graduate students and postdoctoral fellows by annual competitions for Master’s and Doctoral scholarships and biennial (every two years) for Post-Doctoral fellowships.

Master’s Scholarship Program

The BC NEIHR launches an annual competition for nine (9) Master’s Scholarships valued at $17,500 each. Each year, recipients are invited to a Learning and Sharing Circle (with funded Indigenous communities, collectives and organizations), where they present their work and speak about their participation in this Scholarship program.

Value: $17,500 for 1 year
Application Deadline: 15 January 2021

Doctoral Scholarship Program

The BC NEIHR launches an annual competition for three (3) Doctoral Scholarships valued at $35,000 each. Each year, recipients are invited to a Learning and Sharing Circle (with funded Indigenous communities, collectives and organizations), where they present their work and speak about their participation in this Scholarship program.

Value: $35,000 per year for up to 2 years
Application Deadline: 15 January 2021

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The BC NEIHR launches a competition for Postdoctoral Fellowship(s) every two (2) years. Should more funds become available, additional fellowships may be awarded. Recipients are invited to a Learning and Sharing Circle (with funded Indigenous graduate students as well as communities, collectives and organizations), where they present their work and speak about their participation in this Fellowship program.

Value: $59,398 per year (varying duration)
Application Deadline: 15 January 2021

 
For more information, including application procedures and detailed eligibility requirements, please see https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/bcneihr/graduate-and-post-doctoral-funding/.  Questions about these opportunities should be directed to the Network Coordinator at bcneihr@uvic.ca.