Heart & Stroke Personnel Awards for Indigenous Scholars Competition – Accepting Applications!

The inaugural Personal Awards for Indigenous Scholars research competition is still accepting applications! These aim to increase the number of highly qualified trainees working in heart and/or brain research from Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) communities whose traditional and ancestral territories are in Canada. Applications for 2023-24 academic year to begin in September 2023.

DEADLINE: September 1st, 2023

Full competition guidelines for the Personnel Awards for Indigenous Scholars can be found here:



Funding for the Personnel Awards for Indigenous Scholars has been made possible by the Canada Brain Research Fund (CBRF), an innovative arrangement between the Government of Canada (through Health Canada) and Brain Canada Foundation; the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Canada’s primary health research funding agency, and its Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health; and Heart & Stroke, Canada’s health charity leading the fight to beat heart disease and stroke.

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