Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $25,000 FOR DEVELOPMENT GRANT
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 11, 2016
Sponsor's: Jan 18, 2016

Subject Areas:

The Institute of Aboriginal Peoples? Health (IAPH) is looking to support innovative mentoring proposals from researchers and leaders with a distinguished track record in successfully mentoring First Nations, Inuit and M?tis trainees and New Investigators, and experience in community-based research. The participation of international Indigenous scholars and mentors in the Indigenous Mentorship Network Program (IMNP) is encouraged. Through the initiative IAPH is looking to support four regional mentorship networks (Western, Central, Eastern, and Northern) each representing their respective First Nations, Inuit and/or M?tis communities.

The specific objectives of this funding opportunity are to: Increase mentorship opportunities for First Nations, Inuit and M?tis trainees and New Investigators through networking; Address recruitment, retention and representation of First Nations, Inuit and M?tis trainees and New Investigators; Create mechanisms within Mentorship Networks that support trainees and New Investigators throughout the different stages of their training and career; Inclusion of cultural practices and attention to the psychosocial needs of trainees in IMNPs; Identify systemic and individual barriers hindering First Nations, Inuit and M?tis trainees and New Investigators from becoming full-tenured faculty members or Nominated Principal Investigators driving the Indigenous health research agenda, for example, and develop strategies for overcoming barriers.

Application Details: The application process for this funding opportunity is comprised of two steps: Letter of Intent and Full Application. Your Application must be submitted using ResearchNet. Scan and upload the signed signature pages including the routing slip in the Print/Upload Signature Pages task in ResearchNet prior to submitting your application. Reminder to applicants: Please ensure that your application is complete (includes all required signatures) and is submitted on time to CIHR.This stage will fund up to 8 Letters of Intent for the development of four regional Indigenous Mentorship Network Programs that meets the needs of First Nations, Inuit, and M?tis trainees and New Investigators. All successful teams at this stage must attend a mandatory workshop to further develop a final regional based application. The purpose of the workshop is to develop synergies between the teams and develop regional networks representative of First Nations, Inuit, and M?tis communities. The IAPH may invite external partners and mentors to attend this workshop. Please review the information on researchnet for full application details.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

160 Elgin Street, 9th Floor
Address Locator 4809A
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 941-2672