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Research Fields TEST Aboriginal health
Categories Aboriginal
Medical, Health or Psycho-Social
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Social Sciences and Humanities
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research (NEAHR) Program seeks to expand the pool of Aboriginal health researchers and contribute to the development of a sustainable and collaborative research environment for First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities in Manitoba. The NEAHR Program offers a variety of supports and opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, new faculty and community-based research teams. Fellowship awards are available for students in Masters and PhD programs whose research focuses on Aboriginal health issues. Graduate Fellowship The NEAHR Graduate Fellowship is an award for one year to support graduate studies at the Masters or PhD level in Aboriginal health. Students must be accepted into a graduate program and be a full-time student at the time of the award start date. Priority is given to students enrolled in Manitoba programs and/or students whose research is primarily based in Manitoba or neighboring communities in Nunavut. Successful applicants must adhere to the Canadian Institute of Health Research guidelines regarding employment and holding concurrent fellowships/awards Value: $17,500 for Masters, $20,000 for PhD Graduate Research Grant in Aboriginal Health This award is intended to provide support for thesis related research expenses for graduate students working in the area of Aboriginal health. Students must be enrolled in a graduate program (Masters or PhD) that has a research focus (i.e. requires the completion of a research-based thesis or dissertation) and the research topic must be in the area of Aboriginal health. Applications will be considered from students studying at Manitoba's post-secondary institutions; consideration will also be given to Manitoba students studying at institutions outside of the province provided that the student can demonstrate a connection to Manitoba (e.g. Manitoba residency, member of a Manitoba community). Applicants must have an academic supervisor and a research project identified at the time of application. Successful applicants must be prepared to undertake their thesis research project within the time frame of this funding (March 2011 - February 2012) Value: $5,000 to be used towards eligible research expenses.
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Visit the Manitoba First Nations Centre for Aboriginal Health Research web site at http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/medicine/units/community_health_sciences/departmental_units/cahr/training/6016.html for an application form. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. All funding decisions made by the review committee are final. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Program Coordinator to discuss their application prior to submission.
Contact: NEAHR Program Coordinator, c/o Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, 715 Buhler Research Centre, University of Manitoba, 715 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg MB R3E 3P4 Telephone: 204-975-7752 Fax: 204-975-7783 Email: cahr@umanitoba.ca Updated: January 06, 2012

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