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AGE‑WELL Indigenous Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Awards

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on September 26, 2022 in Announcements

AGE-WELL Indigenous Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Awards in Technology and Aging provide partial funding to highly qualified Indigenous master’s, doctoral and postdoctoral candidates and provide them with access to training and mentorship opportunities through the AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence. AGE-WELL aims to provide a unique training environment that exposes trainees to multi-disciplinary research environments and to its industry and community partners. AGE-WELL is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining outstanding Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) in Canada.

AGE-WELL is a pan-Canadian network of industry, non-profit organizations, government, care providers, caregivers, end-users, and academic partners working together to drive innovation and create technologies and services that benefit older adults and caregivers. The vision is to harness and build upon the potential of emerging and advanced technologies in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), e-health, information communication technologies (ICTs), and mobile technologies to stimulate technological, social, and policy innovation.

Find more information and how to apply here

AGE-WELL expects to offer the following awards in this call:

  • Master’s level awards at $15,000
  • PhD level awards at $25,000
  • Postdoctoral level awards at $30,000

Important Dates

Applications Open: September 26, 2022
Completed Applications Due: November 4, 2022
Results Available: December 2022
Funding Commences: January 1, 2023
Award Term: January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023

For application questions, please contact