The Manitoba Association for the History of Nursing invites applications
for its Research Costs Award for 2012. This award exists to support
research on the history of nursing in Manitoba and to promote the use of
materials that relate to the history of nursing held at Manitoba
This award is open to any student in any discipline who is registered in
a program of study at a recognized post-secondary institution.
Applications must be for support of research costs connected with a
defined project (essay, cognate paper, conference paper, publication,
dissertation, etc.) which contains a significant component that is
concerned with the history of nursing in Manitoba, broadly defined.
Preference will be given to research that will be incorporated into the
major work of a degree program, e.g. an Honours Paper, Cognate Paper,
Masters Thesis, or Doctoral Dissertation.
Applications can be made for amounts of up to $750. Amounts awarded
will vary according to the nature of the requests and the number of
projects funded. Recipients will be required to submit a brief report
on their research activities, and they will be reimbursed for their
eligible expenses on presentation of suitable receipts.
Eligible expenses include, but are not limited to, travel to and within
Manitoba, photocopying and reproduction expenses, and mailing and
administrative costs incurred in connection with, for example, an oral
history project. Other research-related expenses will be considered,
but the purchase of books and equipment, conference costs, general
subsistence, and tuition fees will generally not be considered as
There is no application form. Applicants should provide the following:
– a brief (300 word, maximum) description of the project for
which support is requested;
– a brief (½ page, maximum) budget justification which specifies
the amount requested and how the money will be spent;
– a curriculum vitae; and
– a letter of support from the instructor or academic advisor
most responsible for the supervision or evaluation of the proposed
Applications must be received no later than Friday, 17 February, 2012.
Successful applicants will be informed by 15 March, 2012.
Applications and letters of support should be submitted to:
Marion McKay, Faculty of Nursing
Helen Glass Centre for Nursing
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
Electronic applications are welcome; please submit to
Award recipients will be encouraged to present their work at a meeting
of the Association.