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Applications Open: 2024 Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health

Scholarship Description

·  The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health supports graduate students working on research projects in partnership with British Columbian communities that are addressing environmental health issues and promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative community initiatives. The goal of these projects should be to support indigenous and non-indigenous communities in their efforts to improve air quality, environmental health or environmental sustainability in BC.


2024 Scholarship Information and Deadline

·   At least one $4,000 scholarship will be granted to a successful applicant in 2024. Applications for the scholarship open January 22, 2024 and close May 10, 2024. 


Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

Requirements for the scholarship are:

·  The applicant must be a full time graduate student for at least one semester before being awarded the scholarship

· The student’s proposed research project must focus on working in partnership with one or more Indigenous and/or non-Indigenous British Columbia communities that are addressing air quality, environmental health issues and/or promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative initiatives

·  The project must  have well-defined objectives and research methodologies as well as tangible project outcomes that provide direct and ethically sound benefits to the community

·  Preference will be given to significant and innovative projects

·  Preference will be given to projects that directly engage the community,  and where strong community support and buy-in are demonstrated.


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