Department of Health Sciences Student Funding Opportunity: Dr. Vicki Kristman

For September 2021 admissions, all applicants choosing to conduct a thesis or dissertation with Dr. Vicki Kristman in the area of injury or work disability prevention that is relevant to the EPID@Work Research Institute will be considered for an additional Entrance Scholarship. Preference will be given to PhD and MHSc applicants. Dr. Kristman has two awards available for 2021 entry:

1) One award of $5,000 will be made available to the highest-ranking applicant for 2021 entry. This Award is made possible through Dr. Kristman’s Early Researcher Award funded by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation (OMRI).  

2) An award of $15,000 is available for two years for a student to contribute to the CIHR-funded project “Evaluating the Wiiji app to improve Indigenous workplace mental health: a mixed-methods approach”. The successful student will be expected to contribute considerable effort to the project and develop a thesis/dissertation related to this project. Indigenous students preferred. Please contact Dr. Kristman directly for more details about the project.

All students awarded scholarships through Dr. Kristman will become student members of the EPID@Work Research Institute.

Funding Year(s): 2021/2022

How to Apply:  No specific application is required for any of these awards beyond application to the program. For the CIHR-funded award, please include some thoughts around a potential thesis topic in your letter of intent. It is recommended that you contact Dr. Kristman for further details before preparing your application.

Internal Deadline: February 1, 2021

Award Category: Scholarship

Comments:  For more Health Sciences funding opportunities, see our Student Funding Opportunities page

Funding Source: Internal

Programs Applicable To: 

Health Sciences

Public Health

Funding Level: Masters/PhD

Graduate Positions in Healthy, Sustainable and Equitable Food Systems: Dr. Charles Levkoe

Prospective students at the Masters or PhD levels, with interest in healthy, sustainable and equitable food systems are invited to contact Dr. Levkoe for more details on current funding opportunities. Students will also support ongoing research through the Sustainable Food Systems Lab. For more information on these funding opportunities please contact Dr. Levkoe at clevkoe@lakeheadu.ca. Informal inquiries are welcome.

 

 

Graduate and Postdoctoral Positions in Community Health, Housing, and Homelessness: Dr. Rebecca Schiff

Several Ph.D. and Masters level positions are available through Dr. Schiff’s partnership projects including At Home in the North (https://athomeinthenorth.org/), Community Housing Canada (https://sites.google.com/ualberta.ca/community-housing-canada/area-of-inquiry-iv), and others. Various graduate students positions are available, with funding from $5,000 to $30,000 per year, depending on level and nature of research activity. Inquiries for postdoctoral appointments are also welcome.

How to Apply: Please contact Dr. Rebecca Schiff (rschiff@lakeheadu.ca) to discuss opportunities. Formal inquiries can include recent c.v., writing sample, and transcripts. Informal inquiries welcome.

 

 

 

Masters position with specialization in Social-ecological systems, sustainability, and health: Dr. Lindsay Galway

Lakehead University is looking for an exceptional candidate to undertake Masters level research relating to climate change as part of Dr. Galway’s research program. Possible areas of focus include climate change impacts on health, climate change communication, solastalgia, health adaptation planning with First nations communities, and walkability/bikeability. All applicants to the MHSc program with Specialization in Social-ecological systems, sustainability, and health and proposing to conduct a thesis with Dr. Galway will be considered for an Entrance Scholarship of $6,000. This Entrance Scholarship is made available through Dr. Galway’s SSHRC Insight Development Grant.  

 

Additional funding may be available through a Graduate Assistant position valued at an additional $12,304 per year (benefits included).

Funding Year(s): 2019/2020

Value: $6,000.00 (The values for each opportunity vary)

How to Apply:  No specific application required beyond application to the MHSc program (in Social-ecological systems, sustainability, and health specialization).  It is recommended that you contact Dr. Galway (lgalway@lakeheadu.ca) for specific details before submitting your application.

Internal Deadline: February 1, 2019

Award Category: Scholarship

Comments:  For more Health Sciences funding opportunities, see our Student Funding Opportunities page

Programs Applicable To: 

Health Sciences

Public Health

Funding Level: Masters