Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for Graduate Students- 2021 Competition

The Research Impact Canada (RIC) Engaged Scholarship Award for Graduate Students (RIC Award) recognizes graduate students that conduct research projects following engaged scholarship principles that lead to increased awareness of audiences beyond academia or changes in stakeholder actions, practices, guidelines or policies. This award contributes to the promotion and recognition of engaged scholarship, co-creation of knowledge, or knowledge translation among Canadian graduate students.

Recipients of the 2021 RIC Award will receive:

  • $1500 cash award
  • a complimentary registration to the Canadian Association of Research Administrators Annual Conference (CARA), May 2021 where they will be invited to present on their engaged research project at a featured Knowledge Mobilization session
  • promotion of their winning research project on the RIC website and across national and international social media channels
  • access to a network of more than 60 active knowledge mobilization professionals representing 20+ Canadian universities
  • opportunities to participate in one or more of the RIC’s national webinar sessions

Application Deadline

There is one competition per year for the RIC Engaged Scholarship Award. Applications must be submitted as a single PDF file and received at by 4 p.m. (EST) on February 15, 2021.  

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