NRIG Scholarships & Grants Program

NRIG’s 2021 Scholarships & Grants Program with $12,000 in funding available.

Deadline to Apply is April 1, 2021, at Midnight

The following is a list of available scholarships and grants:

**New** NRIG Innovation and Dissemination Research Grant: 1 x $1500 - DEADLINE **New**

The NRIG Innovation and Dissemination Research Grant will be awarded to support “point of care” nurses engaged in evidence-based quality improvement and/or knowledge translation research projects. Applicants must be a current member of NRIG.

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

Undergradate Award: 2 x $250

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.  Preference will be given to a student identifying a BIPOC for one of these awards

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

New NRIG Member Award: 2 x $500

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

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.  Preference will be given to a student identifying as BIPOC for one of these awards.

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

NRIG RESEARCH GRANT (PhD Student): 1 x $3000

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

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 Charlene Chu 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 22, 2021

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