The Dr. Malcolm King Scholarship at Massey College – Call for Applications
Applications are now open for a $ 15,000 bursary available exclusively to Massey College Junior Fellows who are interested in deepening our relationship with and knowledge of Indigenous culture. This scholarship is made possible through the generosity and support from the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
Interested candidates should send their CV and project proposal (max. 800 words) to email@example.com before September 11, 2020 at 12:00pm.
A selection committee will be set by Massey College and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. Award results will be announced in the fall.
If no candidate satisfies the selection criteria, the scholarship will be maintained and reinvested to be offered next year.
About Dr Malcolm King
Dr. Malcolm King, a member of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, is a health researcher at the University of Saskatchewan, where he joined the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology in October 2017. There, he serves as the Scientific Director of the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research; he also continues to teach and research in Indigenous health, with a particular focus on wellness and engagement.
From 2009 to 2016, Dr. King led the CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health as its Scientific Director, spearheading the development of a national health research agenda aimed at improving wellness and achieving health equity for First Nations People, Métis and Inuit in Canada. Dr. King’s international Indigenous health interests include improving Indigenous health through workforce development and provision of culturally appropriate care, and developing Indigenous health indicators to monitor progress in programs aimed at achieving wellness and health equity.
Dr. King was honoured with a National Aboriginal Achievement Award in 1999, and in 2016, he was named a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.