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Applications Open: BC NEIHR Funding for Indigenous graduate and postdoctoral students

The following funding opportunities are available for Indigenous graduate and postdoctoral students in B.C.:


  • Master’s Scholarship Program: The objective of the BC NEIHR Master’s Scholarship program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) Master's students in British Columbia (BC) institutions, who demonstrate achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies and partnership potential with Indigenous communities, collectives and organizations. Duration and Value: One year; $17,500 (non-renewable).

  • Doctoral Scholarship Program: The objective of the BC NEIHR Doctoral Scholarship program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) Doctoral students in British Columbia (BC) institutions, who demonstrate achievement in early graduate studies and partnership potential with Indigenous communities, collectives and organizations. Duration and Value: One year, $35,000 (non-renewable).

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: The objective of the BC NEIHR Postdoctoral Fellowships program is to provide funding to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) postdoctoral applicants who wish to conduct research within a British Columbia (BC) host institution. Recipients of these fellowships demonstrate achievement in graduate studies, a research-intensive career pathway, as well as partnership potential with BC Indigenous communities, collectives and/or organizations (ICCOs). Duration and Value: $59,398 each year (varying duration).

Information about each grant and all of the application materials can be found on our website under Funding: Graduate and Postdoctoral Funding. For any questions, please reach out to the Network Coordinator at bcneihr@uvic.ca.


Deadline: February 1, 2024.



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