IPHRC/SCPOR Trainee Awards for 2020-21 Launched

Are you a student conducting research related to Indigenous health? If so, you may be eligible for an IPHRC-SCPOR award!

To be eligible for these awards, students must:

  • be conducting research related to Indigenous Health
  • be conducting research that involves and benefits Indigenous communities. Given the current situation, students should include in their application how their Patient Engagement plan will consider COVID implications and factors.
  • a trainee must be conducting patient-oriented research, in which "patients" can include patients, families, informal caregivers, people, and communities who have interactions with the healthcare system, as well as people who desire to live well.
  • be registered at the University of Regina, First Nations University of Canada, University of Saskatchewan, or Saskatchewan Polytechnic student (Masters, PhD or PostDoc)
  • have a minimum GPA of 75%
  • be at any stage of your academic program, but must maintain a 75% GPA over the course of the award
  • preference will be given to fully eligible Indigenous applicants (if applicable, supporting documentation will be required as proof of Indigeneity)
  • students who are currently being paid with Tri-Council funding up to August 31, 2020, are not eligible for this funding

The values for each award are as follows:

  • PhD: $30,000 for 1 year
  • Master's: $20,000 for 1 year
  • Post Doctoral Fellows: $70,000 for 1 year

*All awards have the possibility of being renewed for a second year (2 years total), but is not guaranteed.*

Full application and required documentation (including 2 reference letters) must be submitted to grad.funding@uregina.ca by August 14, in order to be considered.

Download the IPHRC and SCPOR Research Renewal Application.

Download the SCPOR Research Award Application.


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