The Edets’seèhdzà studentship supports an Aurora College student to be involved in health research during their studies. The award provides a $20,000 stipend for students interested in participating in a health research project over the summer months (full-time) or during the school year (part-time).
Edets’seèhdzà means stepping forward to challenge yourself in the Tlicho language.
The 2019 Edets’seèhdzà studentship was awarded to Allison Forbes, fourth-year nursing student at Aurora College. Read more about Allison.
How to Apply
The deadline for the next competition will be announced in winter 2020. The application package is made up of the following:
- Completed application form
- Letter of intent (one page) describing how you meet each of the eligibility requirements (listed below)
- Essay (two pages maximum) describing your goals and how participating in a research project would help you meet your goal and contribute to health and wellness priorities of Indigenous people in the NWT
- Two letters of reference from current or former instructors or supervisors that you have worked with in the last three years.
Download the application form: