Five (5) bursaries of $1,000 each


1. Submission of an application.
2. Proof of First Nations ancestry.
3. Proof of full-time student status.

4. Two (2) letters of recommendations from academic faculty and/or professionals in health related careers.


First Nations Health Careers Challenge criteria includes:

1. Full-time attendance in a post-secondary institution in an area of study leading to a career which has a direct impact on First Nations health.

2. Attendance in a full-time health related program, which may include but are not limted to: Biological Sciences, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Genetics and Complex Diseases, Health Sciences, Human Kinetics, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Nursing, Nutrition Sciences, etc.

3. The FNC is pleased to announce our First Nations Health Careers Challenge for 2010. This year we are encouraging men to enter health careers so we are hoping to have lots of male students applying for the bursary.

Other areas of study may be considered (for example: public administration,  education, etc) if there is an accompanied rationale how such studies may contribute to the advancement of First Nations health.

Applications from students enrolled in part-time or vocational studies are not eligible.


5 PM EST, October 15, 2010


To download application forms click here.


There are three ways to submit a fully completed application and supporting documentation:

By email: teggleton@naho.ca
By facsimile: (613)237-1810

By mail:

First Nations Health Careers Challenge
First Nations Centre of NAHO
220 Laurier Ave. West, Suite 1200
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5Z9


For more information, contact:
Trevor Eggleton

Tel: 613.237.9462 Ext 505
Toll-free: 877.602.4445
E-mail: teggleton@naho.ca