NAISA 2019 Travel Awards

MIRI is excited to announce travel awards for Indigenous students to attend the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association 2019 at the University of Waikato (Aortearoa), New Zealand!

The McMaster Indigenous Research Institute and the Indigenous Studies Program are offering four (4) travel awards (valued at up to $6,000 each) to attend NAISA 2019.

Indigenous graduate and undergraduate students in any McMaster program or faculty are welcome to apply.

Applications must be submitted to by February 18th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. and include:

  1. Statement of interest to attend NAISA 2019
  2. CV of applicant
  3. Abstract of applicant’s presentation (only required if applicant is presenting at NAISA 2019)

Statement of Interest and Abstract documents should be formatted in 12 pt font and double spaced.

Priority will be given to graduate students and/or students presenting at NAISA 2019.

A selection committee of MIRI members will review applications and announce winners by March 1st, 2019.

For more information about the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association or the conference, please visit: