The Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre (IPHRC) and Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR) Awards.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this competition you must:

- be conducting research related to Indigenous Health

- your research must involve and benefit Indigenous communities

- 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%

- may 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, 2019 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 by September 1, in order to be considered.