Aboriginal Health Research Network (AHRNet)
AHRNet is the network comprising the nine NEAHR centres across Canada. The AHRNet Secretariat website maintains information on the NEAHR programs across Canada, a health research resource directory, and news in the area of Aboriginal health research.
Aboriginal Health Resource Directory
Graduate Research Fellowship
Health Research Awards
Student Research Internships
The summer research internship is a 15 week program that offers undergraduate students the opportunity to gain hands-on research experience. See guidelines and application for further information.
New Investigator Award
This award is intended to provide support for new indigenous faculty to develop and demonstrate their independence in initiating and conducting First Nations/Metis/Inuit health research through the provision of a contribution to their salary and/or a research start up grant. This award provides salary support up to $50,000 per year for one year (with possible renewal for a second year) and a one time research start up grant of up to $25,000. Investigators are expected to spend at least 75% of their university-based time on research and to apply for peer reviewed research funding during the term of the award. See guidelines and application for additional information.
Guidelines and Application - next deadline: No competitions are currently planned in this award category.
Awards Selection Process: All of the awards under the Manitoba NEAHR program are selected on a competitive basis. An Awards Review Committe consisting of faculty members and representatives from the Manitoba First Nations and Metis communities review applications at all levels. Criteria for selection will include academic record, interest and/or experience in First Nations/Metis/Inuit health issues, and evidence of community commitment.
How to Apply: Online applications are available via the links under each award. Note that some applications require supporting documentation in addition to the online forms; please read the instructions in the online forms carefully. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Program Coordinator to discuss their application prior to submission.
For more information, contact the Manitoba NEAHR Program Coordinator.