Knowledge Mobilization Award

Knowledge Mobilization is also referred to as knowledge dissemination, knowledge transfer, knowledge translation and knowledge sharing. It represents activities undertaken to share the findings of research with students, academics, community members, government, organizations, etc.).


  • Indigenous students who are completing research or research-related activities as part of their academic program (g., undergraduate honours thesis, thesis, practicum, final project, Community Governance Project, dissertation) in BC or the Yukon and will receive post-secondary credit for completion of these activities.
  • Indigenous Post-Docs and New Investigators in BC or the Yukon.

Applicants must be employed at or have an Academic Mentor at an eligible BC institution for funds to be transferred.

Use of Funds: Funds can be used to offset the cost of knowledge mobilization, including access to academic or professional development resources such as conferences or workshops. These funds can be held in addition to a Research Experience Award or a Research Expense Stipend.


Stipend Value
Undergraduate Students $1000
Graduate Students $2000
Doctoral Students $3000
Post-Doc/New Investigators $5000

Application Package:    
A complete application includes:
1) Application Form
2) IMN-PN Registration Survey (if not already a member)
3) One-page description of the knowledge mobilization activities you are proposing 

for students:

4) proof of enrollment
5) statement from your supervisor that confirms the proposed activities

All application materials should be uploaded as one document in the format (Last name_Research Expense Stipend.pdf) If you are applying for more than one award, please create separate documents for each award and send in separate emails with the title of the award in the subject line with the appropriate document.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All inquires and submissions can be sent to:

Deadline:         December 3, 2021 – 4:00 PM (PST)

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