NRIG Scholarships & Grants Program

NRIG’s 2020 Scholarships & Grants Program with $11,500 in funding available.

Deadline for Application is March 31, 2020, at Midnight

The following is a list of available scholarships and grants:

Conference Grant: 2 x $500 - DEADLINE – March 31, 2020

The NRIG Conference Grant will be awarded to a NRIG member who is attending or presenting at a conference (preference will be given to NRIG members presenting at a conference and those who have no alternative conference funding). Applicants must be a member of NRIG for a minimum of 2 years.

For further information please see the attached information and application form.

Undergradate Award: 2 x $250 - DEADLINE – March 31, 2020

The NRIG Undergraduate Award will be awarded to an NRIG member who is currently enrolled in an Undergraduate Nursing Program.  Applicants must be a member of NRIG.  

For further information please see the attached information and application form.

New NRIG Member Award: 2 x $500 - DEADLINE – March 31, 2020

The New NRIG Member Award will be awarded to a new NRIG member who is currently enrolled in a Master's or PhD program (preferably in nursing) or who is a novice nurse researcher (defined as a nurse who has completed their Master's or PhD degree within the past 5 years). Applicants must be members of NRIG for less than 2 years and must agree to maintain NRIG membership for a period of one year.

For further information please see the attached information and application form.

NRIG Graduate Scholarships: 2 x $1500 - DEADLINE – March 31, 2020

The NRIG Graduate Scholarship will be awarded to an NRIG member currently enrolled in a PhD program, preferably nursing. Preference will be given to NRIG members who have not received a previous scholarship or grant. Applicants must be members of NRIG for a minimum of 2 years.

For further information please see the attached information and application form.

NRIG RESEARCH GRANT (PhD Student): 1 x $3000 - DEADLINE – March 31, 2020

The NRIG Graduate Scholarship will be awarded to an NRIG member currently enrolled in a PhD program, preferably nursing. Preference will be given to NRIG members who have not received a previous scholarship or grant. Applicants must be members of NRIG for a minimum of 2 years.

For further information please see the attached information and application form.

NRIG RESEARCH GRANT (Novice Researcher): 1 x $3000 - DEADLINE – March 31, 2020

The NRIG Research Grant will be awarded to a NRIG member who is currently a New Investigator (defined as a postdoctoral fellow or a researcher who has obtained their MN or PhD within the last 5 years). Preference will be given to NRIG members who have not received a previous scholarship or grant. Applicants must be members of NRIG for a minimum of 2 years.

For further information please see the attached information and application form.

Internationally Educated Nurses are welcome to apply for all scholarships and grants provided they meet the above criteria. For more information please contact Amy Wright at nrig.chair@gmail.com or Connie Schumacher at nrig.awards@gmail.com

Along with the application of the Scholarship and Research Grant, please include:

  • Submit a bio & description of their research project (approx. 100 words) and photo for use in an NRIG newsletter and website

Scholarship and Research Grant winners must agree:

  • Submit an update on their research progress (approx 250 words) within one year of winning their award for submission to an NRIG newsletter.

 

NRIG AWARD (1 X $1,000)  - CLOSING DATE JANUARY 20, 2020

Note: this award is administered through Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO). The purpose of this award is to support a graduate nursing student who is in the process of completing thesis research. Preference will be given to Master’s level students. Applicants must be members of NRIG for a minimum of two years and have a completed research proposal. NRIG encourages the winner of the award to attend the RNFOO Gala. For more information about this award, please see the RNFOO website at https://www.rnfoo.org