BC NEIHR Indigenous Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding

Deadline

15 January 2021

Annual Value

Master's: $17,500, Doctoral: $35,000, Postdoctoral: $59,398

Citizenship

Canadian
Permanent Resident

Degree Level

Masters
Doctoral
 

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.

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.

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.

 

Further Information

For more information, visit the website www.uvic.ca/bcneihr or email the Network Coordinator at bcneihr@uvic.ca