VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Indigenous Students

Please note the funding and awards listed below are ordered chronologically based on their DUE DATE in the academic year (September to August).

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Indigenous Mentorship Network of the Pacific Northwest Awards and Stipends

IMN-PN funding supports Indigenous students and researchers pursuing Indigenous wellness-related research. 

Value: Varies

Deadline: Most have deadlines of February 1st and August 1st @ 5pm PST. The Research Experience Award has a rolling application deadline.

Availability: Students studying in or conducting research in British Columbia or the Yukon are encouraged to apply. Undergraduate and graduate, but it is dependent on which type of award you are applying for.

Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Award

The AANSE award 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.

Value: Up to $5,000

Deadline: Minimum of two months before start of activity

Availability: Undergraduate and graduate students