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Name CORRECTIONAL SERVICE OF CANADA
Research Fields TEST criminology, sociology, law
Categories Aboriginal
Law
Social Sciences and Humanities
Social Work
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) supports graduate students who are doing research by allowing access to CSC facilities provided the research is consistent with CSC needs and meets the required criteria. The CSC is the federal government agency responsible for administering sentences of a term of two years or more, as imposed by the courts. CSC is responsible for managing institutions of various security levels and supervising offenders under conditional release in the community. The CSC, as part of the criminal justice system and respecting the rule of law, contributes to public safety by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens, while exercising reasonable, safe, secure and humane control.
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details For details on research opportunities please contact: Dr. Brian Grant, Director General Research Branch, Correctional Service of Canada at email: GrantBA@CSC-SCC.GC.CA Web site: http://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/text/index-eng.shtml
Updated: January 25, 2012
 
Name DEAN DAVID WITTY URBAN DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP
Research Fields TEST city planning
Categories Aboriginal
Architecture
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility David Witty, PhD, MRAIC, FCIP, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture (2001-2009), through a personal donation and with funds received while he was Dean, for his design charrette outreach community work, has established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba. The Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative has made a contribution to the fund. The fund will be used to offer the Dean David Witty Urban Design Scholarship in the Department of City Planning, Faculty of Architecture. The scholarship will be awarded to a City Planning student who is completing a thesis/practicum/comprehensive urban design topic. The available annual income from the fund will be used to offer one scholarship, to a graduate student who:
  • is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in the second year of the Master of City Planning;
  • has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 on course work completed at the Master’s level;
  • has received approval on a thesis/practicum/comprehensive topic that focuses on a City of Winnipeg urban design issue(s).
Preference will be given to a student who is Aboriginal and/or a single parent.
Value $1500
minimum
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Faculty of Architecture
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Contact the Faculty of Architecture.
 
Name DICKSON, BRIAN GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
Research Fields TEST Law in Aboriginal Rights
Categories Aboriginal
Law
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility This fellowship is both a top-up award to the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship or it can be offered to an entering graduate student in the Faculty of Law. The award will either be offered to the highest ranked UMGF recipient entering the Master of Law program at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law or it can be given independently by the Faculty of Law to an entering LLM student not receiving a University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship. Preference will be given to a suitable candidate for graduate studies who is of aboriginal background or, if not, is intending to focus his/her graduate work in an area relating to aboriginal rights. If in any year there is neither a suitable aboriginal candidate or a suitable aboriginal project, the award is to be made to the best applicant, preferably one whose thesis proposal involves the broader issues of constitutional law and human rights.
Value $2,000
Currency Canadian
Tenable at University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Contact the Faculty of Law.
 
Name ENVIRONMENT CANADA
Research Fields TEST water Lake Winnipeg ecologic sustainability
Categories Aboriginal
Agriculture
Engineering
Environmental Studies
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The Government of Canada is investing $18 million to clean up Canada’s sixth- largest freshwater lake, Lake Winnipeg. This initiative, accompanied by provincial actions to clean up Lake Winnipeg, is part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Clean Water and has five goals: * reduce blue-green algae blooms; * ensure fewer beach closings; * keep in place a sustainable fishery; * provide a clean lake for recreation; and * restore the ecological integrity of the lake. The Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund (the Fund) is a $3.65 million initiative that provides financial support for high-impact, solution-oriented projects that reduce nutrient loads and/or improve the ecological sustainability of Lake Winnipeg and its basin. The Fund is now using a two stage process to assess eligible projects: *Stage 1:* Letters of Intent are submitted and reviewed by Environment Canada against eligibility requirements. Once a Letter of Intent is deemed eligible, applicants will be invited to submit a detailed proposal. *Stage 2:* Invited proposals will undergo a technical review and then be evaluated by a Public Advisory Committee that makes funding recommendations to the Minister of Environment. Project Selection Criteria The following criteria may be used in the assessment of projects: * Amount of leveraged funding; * Extent of project collaboration; * Project location is within a priority watershed known to be significant source of nutrient loading to L. Winnipeg; * Project addresses funding priorities ; * Measurable environmental benefits derived from the project (e.g. expected phosphorus reduction); * Technical feasibility; * Potential for co-benefits of project implementation; * Clarity and scope of objectives; * Beneficial management practices that reduce urban and/or rural non-point sources of nutrients; * New and innovative technologies for storm water and nutrient management, cost-saving control technologies and rehabilitation methods; * Value for money; and * Opportunities for technology and/or knowledge transfer to other parts of the Lake Winnipeg Basin and other watersheds.
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines April 1
Application Details Visit Environment Canada's web site at http://www.ec.gc.ca/paae-apcw/default.asp?lang=En&n=2EBE3205-1 for full application details, and a template letter of intent. Contact: Telephone: 1-800-567-1570 E-mail LW.Info@ec.gc.ca Updated: January 26, 2012
 
Name HILL, ELIZABETH SCHOLARSHIP (full or part-time)
Research Fields TEST First Nations social work mental health aboriginal children families
Categories Aboriginal
Social Work
Citizenship Specified Nationalities
Eligibility A scholarship fund is being established at The University of Manitoba to honour the memory of Elizabeth Hill, a faculty member in the Faculty of Social Work from 1983 to 1991, and to acknowledge the outstanding contribution she made as a social worker and academic.
The scholarship is intended to support students with a special interest in mental health services to aboriginal children and their families. Preference will be given to candidates who have contributed to First Nations communities or who show great potential to do so in their future efforts as social workers. Aboriginal students will be self-identified through the admissions process and will require letters of recommendation from members of the First Nations community. Eligible candidates must be registered part-time or full-time in the Social Clinical Stream of the Master of Social Work (MSW) Program and must have direct practice interests with children and/or families. (When doctoral-level studies are available in the Faculty of Social Work, doctoral students with direct practice interests with children and/or families will also be eligible.)
Value available annual interest
Currency Canadian
Tenable at University of Manitoba
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Contact the Faculty of Social Work.
 
Name INDIAN AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS CANADA
Research Fields TEST Status or Non-Status, Registered Indians, recognized Inuit, Métis
Categories Aboriginal
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility Post-Secondary Student Support Program provides financial assistance to First Nation and Inuit students who are pursuing post-secondary education. Students must meet the following criteria: * be status or Registered Indians or recognized Inuit * ordinarily reside in Canada * other criteria may apply. Financial assistance includes funds for tuition fees and travel and living expenses. Legal Studies for Aboriginal People Program promotes the equitable representation of Aboriginal people in the legal profession by providing bursaris to Métis and non-status Indians who wish to attend law school. Applicants must meet the following criteria: * be Métis or Non-Status Indian * demonstrate financial need * demonstrate potential to success in law school * other criteria may apply
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Visit http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/audiences/aboriginal/education.shtml for details. Updated: February 1, 2012
 
Name MANITOBA HYDRO
Research Fields TEST Aboriginal
Categories Aboriginal
Business
Engineering
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility Manitoba Hydro offers the Generating Futures Scholarships that are available to Manitoba's Aboriginal students registered in programs that will prepare you for an exciting job with Manitoba Hydro. Students must be of Aboriginal ancestry, registered as a full-time student, and have a minimum 60 per cent course load in one of the programs listed below to qualify: Degree Programs: Business (majoring in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources or Marketing); Engineering (Majoring in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical); Computer Science. Diploma Programs: Civil Engineering Technology; Conmputer Engineering Technology; Electrical Engineering Technology; Mechanical Engineering Technology; Instrumentation Engineering Technology; Telecommunications Engineering Technology; Information Systems Technology; Computer Analyst/Programmer.
Value $10000
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines October 1
Application Details Visit the Manitoba Hydro web site at http://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/student_opportunities/awards/generating_futures.shtml for details. Contact: Email: generatingfutures@hydro.mb.ca Updated: February 3, 2012
 
Name MANITOBA NEAHR PROGRAM
Research Fields TEST Aboriginal health
Categories Aboriginal
Architecture
Dentistry
Education
Engineering
Medical, Health or Psycho-Social
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Nursing
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
 
Name NATIONAL ABORIGINAL ACHIEVEMENT FOUNDATION (NAAF)
Research Fields TEST Unrestricted Aboriginal Women
Categories Aboriginal
Unrestricted
Women
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation’s mission, working in partnership with Aboriginal, private and public sector stakeholders, is to promote, support and celebrate the achievement of Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples. The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation offers financial awards to First Nations (status and non-status), Inuit and Métis students through four major programs and an additional specialized program: The Fine Arts Bursary Awards Program Post Secondary studies, personal development, training with a professional or at a non-accredited arts organization, in fields such as visual, performing, media, theatre, production, graphic and literary arts. Application deadline: May 1 The Post-Secondary Education Bursary Awards Program for study in business, science, law, engineering, technical studies, computer science, education, social work and social sciences. Application deadline: June 1 The Aboriginal Health Careers Program for study in health sciences such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, biology, physiotherapy, pharmacy, laboratory research and any other health field in which a study of hard sciences is a prerequisite. Application deadline: June 1 The Oil & Gas Trades & Technology Bursary & Scholarship Program for study in areas such as general education diploma, applied diploma or degree programs in oil & gas trades & technology fields, academic upgrading or preparation, pretrades training, apprenticeship education programs, and pre-employment training. Application deadline: April 30 The Ontario Indian Friendship Centre Bursary for mature Aboriginal women with dependant children residing in an urban setting in Ontario. Application deadline: May 1
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Please visit the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation web site at http://www.naaf.ca/scholarships For questions about the application process, or the status of your application, please contact Rachel Hill at 1-800-329-9780, ext. 020 or Email: rhill@naaf.ca also education@naaf.ca or fax 1-519-445-0067 Updated: February 3, 2012
 
Name NSERC - ABORIGINAL AMBASSADORS IN THE NATURAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING AWARD
Research Fields TEST Aboriginal Natural Sciences and Engineering
Categories Aboriginal
Agriculture
Engineering
Environmental Studies
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Citizenship Canadian or Permanent Resident
Eligibility The Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Award (AANSEA) aims to engage Aboriginal students and fellows in promoting interest and participation in the natural sciences and engineering by visiting Canada’s Aboriginal communities and schools and sharing their research and education experiences or participating in science promotion events and activities.

Eligibility:
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Aboriginal person - for the purposes of this document, NSERC uses the Canadian Constitution Act, 1982 definition of Aboriginal peoples as including the Indian, Inuit, and Métis peoples of Canada.
  • be registered full-time in a degree program in the natural sciences or engineering (NSE) at an eligible institution or be employed at an eligible institution as a postdoctoral fellow in the NSE;
  • have obtained, over the previous years of study (minimum of two academic terms), a cumulative average of at least second class (a grade of "B" or "B-", if applicable) as defined by your institution.
  • Value $5000
    * travel (air, rail, car rental, taxi, etc.); * accommodation (hotel, etc.); * meals; * material and supplies needed for demonstrations or experiments; and * incidental expenses (photocopying, faxes, etc.).
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Visit NSERC web site at http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/Aboriginal-Autochtones_eng.asp for details.

    There are no fixed deadlines for this award. Applications must be made at least two months before the start of a proposed outreach activity. The awards available in a given year will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Contact:
    Tel: 613-943-7653
    Email: ambassadors@nserc-crsng.gc.ca

    Updated: March 22, 2017
     
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