BRIC NS Student Research Award 2022

Applications for the BRIC NS Student Research Award will be accepted from March 14 to May 13, 2022.  

Click here to view and download our Award Guidelines.

Click here to view and download our Application Form.


The goal of the BRIC NS Student Research Award is to encourage future health researchers to consider primary and integrated health care research as part of their career path.

Funding Details

The award is offered annually to a minimum of two recipients. In addition to receiving this prestigious recognition, BRIC NS will contribute an award of $1,500 (non-renewable) to assist the recipient in furthering their research.


To be considered for this award, applicants must:

  1. Be a member of BRIC NS (membership is free and can be obtained on our Membership page).
  2. Be a Master’s student, Doctoral student, or Medical Resident attending a Nova Scotia post-secondary institution.
  3. Be engaged in research in BRIC NS’s priority areas (Listed on our Priorities page).

Application Requirements

A completed application package must be submitted via e-mail to with the subject heading “BRIC NS Student Research Award.” Applications must include:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Research project description (see application guidelines for format requirements)
  3. Applicant CV
  4. Copy of academic transcripts
  5. A letter of reference submitted separately by the referee.

Assessment Criteria

Applications are assessed by the BRIC NS Student Research Award Review Committee using the following criteria and marking rubric:

  1. Relevance and potential impact of the research project to BRIC NS’s goals and research priorities (20%)
  2. Quality and feasibility of the proposed research project (20%)
  3. The relationship of the work to primary health care (15%)
  4. Quality and feasibility of the patient engagement plan (15%)
  5. Quality and feasibility of the knowledge translation plan (15%)
  6. Quality, relevance and potential impact of academic abilities, training and past experiences (15%)

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