NRIG Scholarships & Grants Program

NRIG’s 2019 Scholarships & Grants Program is now open with $12,500 in funding available. Two new awards have been added this year to support funding for conferences and new NRIG members.

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 15, 2019

The following is a list of available scholarships and grants:

Conference Grant: 1 x $500 - DEADLINE – APRIL 15, 2019 at 11:59PM

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.

New NRIG Member Award: 1 x $500 - DEADLINE – APRIL 15, 2019 at 11:59PM

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 Scholarships: 3 x $1500 - DEADLINE – APRIL 15, 2019 at 11:59PM

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 – APRIL 25, 2019 at 11:59PM

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 – APRIL 25, 2019 at 11:59PM

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 Barbara Chyzzy atbarbara.chyzzy@utoronto.ca or Gillian Strudwick at Gillian.strudwick@mail.utoronto.ca

Scholarship and Research Grant winners must agree:

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

2) 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 21, 2019

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