Applications are open for the the 2021 Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund for Communities and Environmental Health. This scholarship supports graduate students working on research projects in partnership with one or more Indigenous and/or non-Indigenous communities in British Columbia that are addressing air quality, environmental health issues, and/or promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative initiatives.

Eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • The applicant must be a full-time graduate student for at least one semester before being awarded the scholarship.
  • The student’s proposed research project must focus on working in partnership with one or more indigenous and/or non-indigenous British Columbia communities that are addressing air quality, environmental health issues and/or promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative initiatives.
  • The project must have well-defined objectives and research methodologies as well as tangible project outcomes that provide direct and ethically sound benefits to the community.
  • Preference will be given to significant and innovative projects.
  • Preference will be given to projects that directly engage the community,  and where strong community support and buy-in are demonstrated.

Apply here by May 10, 2021