Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health in Canada

  • Partial Funding
  • Canada Universities
  • PhD
  • Environment, Environmental Health
  • International Students
  • Canada
  • 05/10/2023
Expired in
05/10/2023
Elizabeth Henry Scholarships.

Elizabeth Henry Scholarships.



Scholarship Description:

Introduction: The Fraser Basin Council and the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Committee are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship Fund for Communities and Environmental Health. This scholarship supports full-time graduate students or students whose proposed research is based in British Columbia. Canadian, Permanent Resident, and International students are eligible to apply.

About the Fraser Basin Council: Established in 1997, the Fraser Basin Council (FBC) is a charitable non-profit society that fosters collaboration among four orders of government (federal, provincial, local, and First Nations). FBC supports leaders in government, business, and community organizations in finding collaborative solutions to complex issues and promising opportunities.

Goal of the Scholarship: The objective of this scholarship is to support Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in their efforts to improve air quality, environmental health, or environmental sustainability in British Columbia (BC) through research projects.

Important Information:

  • Application Deadline: 10 May 2023
  • University or Organization: Fraser Basin Council
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Graduate (master and PhD)
  • Award: $4,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Canada


Degree Level:

Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health in Canada is available to undertake PhD level programs at Canada Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Environment
  • Environmental Health

Scholarship Benefits:

The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship is a yearly award. In 2023, the award amount increased to $4,000.


Eligible Nationalities:

International students can apply.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Masters and PhD programs focused on research projects addressing environmental health issues and promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative community initiatives
  • 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 to address air quality and environmental health issues and/or promote 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 demonstrate strong community support and buy-in

Application Procedure:

  • Applications are made online and require basic contact information, information on previous experience, and a project description (max 750 words)
  • Supporting Documents: Digital copies of undergraduate transcript, graduate courses transcript (if applicable), and two signed letters of reference on official letterhead evaluating your capabilities and/or the significance and feasibility of your research project (one letter from academic supervisor and the second from an academic, employer, or community partner reference; both letters sent directly from the references by email)
  • Admission Requirements: NA
  • Language Requirement: English language skills are required

Further Details on the Application Process:

To submit your application for the Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health in Canada, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official Fraser Basin Council website to access the online application form.

  2. Create an account or log in to your existing account on the application portal.

  3. Provide your personal and academic information, including your full name, contact details, and educational background.

  4. Submit a project description of a maximum of 750 words, outlining the objectives, research methodologies, and expected outcomes of your proposed research project. Ensure that the project aligns with the scholarship's focus on air quality, environmental health, or environmental sustainability in Indigenous and/or non-Indigenous British Columbia communities.

  5. Attach digital copies of your undergraduate transcript and graduate courses transcript (if applicable).

  6. Arrange for two signed letters of reference on official letterhead to be sent directly to the scholarship committee via email. One letter should be from your academic supervisor, while the second may be from an academic, employer, or community partner reference. Each letter should evaluate your capabilities and/or the significance and feasibility of your research project and should not exceed 500 words.

  7. Review your application and ensure all information is accurate and complete before submitting.

  8. Submit your application by the deadline, 10 May 2023.

After submitting your application, the scholarship committee will review and evaluate all applications. Successful applicants will be notified by the Fraser Basin Council. If you are awarded the scholarship, you will receive a monetary award of $4,000 to support your research project.

We wish you the best of luck in your application process and future research endeavours.

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