Scholarships and Awards

External Award: Indigenous Gender and Wellness Travel Award

July 17, 2018

Do you have an idea or potential project related to gender that could improve wellness in your community?

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has launched Travel Awards for the Idea Fair and Learning Circle event on “Indigenous Gender and Wellness”. This will provide an opportunity for Indigenous Peoples and allies to meet each other, share their ideas and goals about Indigenous gender and wellness and to work with supporters who can help them turn their idea into a fundable project.

Indigenous young adults (aged 18-30) are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants do not need prior research experience to be eligible. You can apply to present your ideas or apply as a supporting individual to help others develop their ideas.

The Travel Award request for applications is now open. Find application information on the this website.


  • Launch of program: July 12, 2018
  • Application deadline: November 8, 2018
  • Notice of decision: January 15, 2019
  • Funding Start date: April 1, 2019
  • Idea Fair and Learning Circle Event: June 18-20, 2019

Learn more here.

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