AIM-HI Network Undergraduate Summer Student Stipend

The AIM-HI Network Undergraduate Summer Student Stipend will provide funding to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students engaging in health sciences research during the summer months (May-August) in an environment that provides strong mentorship.

Undergraduate Stipend: At a Glance

Value

A total amount of $56,000 is available to fund 8 students at a total of $1,750 monthly per student for a duration of two, three or four months between May and August

Note: A total of TWO four month awards will be provided specifically to students in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge.

Eligibility

Self-identified First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate (bachelor's) degree program at any post-secondary academic institution in Canada

Supervisor & Research Project

Conducting a summer research project related to health (any discipline and methodology) supervised by a qualified faculty member at a post-secondary academic institution in Alberta who has sufficient funding to support the proposed research

Deadline

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 17:00 (MST)


Application Requirements

Applications are to be submitted using the online form below by 17:00 (MST) on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 and including the following:

Student Information

- Specify period of funding request
- Student Biosketch
 

Description of Project

Describe the objectives of your project, your proposed methods, and the expected outcomes of the research.

Maximum 200 words; to be completed by the student

Student Role/Activites

Provide a description of what role you will have in the project, and how the project will contribute to your skill development and advance your professional goals.

Maximum 200 words; to be completed by the student

Training Environment

Description of training environment/resources available to the student, and mentorship plan – provide details on the lab activities, resources and how the student will benefit from participation in the research project.

Maximum 200 words; to be completed, dated and signed by the supervisor on Academic letterhead


Full terms of reference detailing eligible expenses, application requirements, accountability and adjudication criteria can be found HERE

If you are not already connected with a qualified faculty member, you can view a list of supervisors and projects that you can apply to for this opportunity HERE

AIM-HI Network Undergraduate Summer Student Stipend

Please confirm your eligibility by selecting all that apply
Please provide your primary phone number.
Please provide your full mailing addres.
Please indicate what academic program you are enrolled in at your instiution.
Please provide a biosketch of yourself which includes your program of enrollment and self identification statement (maximum 100 words).
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx, .
Please put in the format of start-end date: day/month/year - day/month/year
Describe the objective of your project, your proposed methods, and the expected outcomes of the research (maximum 200 words)
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, doc, docx, .
Describe what role you will have in the project and how the project will contribute to your skill development and advance your professional goals (maximum 200 words).
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx, .
Please have your supervisor provide details on the lab activities, resources and how the student will benefit from participation in the research project (maximum 200 words). Must be on Academic letterhead, dated and signed by supervisor.
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, doc, docx, .
Does this project include a focus on primary care and policy research?
If you select yes, you will be asked an additional question and you will be considered for the Undergraduate Summer Student Stipend offered by both the AIM-HI Network and the Indigenous Primary Health Care and Policy Research (IPHCPR) Network.
If you select no, you will only be considered for the AIM-HI Network stipend.

 
Please indicate who your supervisor for the project will be.
Please indicate the primary email for your supervisor.