A review committee made up of CMHC staff will evaluate all eligible complete applications using pre-established selection criteria and recommend the recipients of the award. The committee will also recommend the amount of eligible funding for each recipient up to a maximum of $5,000.
Criteria 1: Relevance (20%)
Relevance to housing in Canadian Northern or remote societies or communities and, if applicable, alignment with one or more NHS priority areas.
Criteria 2: Research impact (40%)
Evidence of how research will contribute to the advancement of Northern or remote housing research and knowledge.
Criteria 3: Applicant strength (30%)
Demonstrated strength of applicant based on the letter of support from the sponsor.
Criteria 4: Presentation (10%)
Evidence that the application questions were clearly answered, well presented, articulate, complete and easy to evaluate.
Conditions of Funding:
Funding of the award is conditional on the signing of a recipient award agreement. You will be required to submit a report within 1 month of travel. This report should:
- include a breakdown of travel dates, locations and other expenses
- highlight the results of the research undertaken and explain how the travel award helped to achieve those results