2023 Conference: Inclusiveness Travel Bursary
Conference Date: May 29 to 31, 2023
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023, 1:00pm EST
Financial support for attending ICCE 2023 Conference: Sharing Knowledge to Take Action. Please share this information with anyone you know who may qualify. If you are not sure if you qualify, we encourage you to apply!
The Indigenous Centre for Cumulative Effects (ICCE) is an independent organization that supports Indigenous communities to undertake cumulative effects work. ICCE is a non-political organization and remains neutral on issues. ICCE is independently operated by Indigenous people.
The primary objective of ICCE is to help build and enhance the technical and scientific capacity of Indigenous communities to address cumulative effects, based on the values of First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities across Canada. ICCE is a network for Indigenous communities to access information, resources and best practices about cumulative effects.
ICCE recognizes there is much to draw from both Indigenous and Western-based knowledge. Navigating cumulative effects can be complex, but is rich with opportunity, and the Indigenous Centre for Cumulative Effects seeks to be a support to guide a community’s path.
Inclusive Travel Bursary
ICCE values equitable access to its activities and events. For those reasons, ICCE created the Conference Inclusiveness Travel Bursary.
We are now accepting applications for a limited number of bursaries to be awarded to representatives who identify as Indigenous persons or are working with an Indigenous community/organization (up to two individuals). It is ICCE’s hope that these bursaries will help individuals attend our annual conference and, therefore, help to build their knowledge and capacity surrounding cumulative effects issues in their communities. In addition, we hope the bursary recipients’ insights, knowledge, and experience will be shared with other delegates at the event and thus enrich the conference experience for all.
A successful applicant must meet the following criteria:
- Identify as an Indigenous individual or be working with an Indigenous community/organization.
*Preference will be given to Elder and Youth applicants.
- Have an economic need for the bursary.
- Have reason for how attendance at an ICCE conference would be of value to their community.
- If you are not sure if you qualify, we encourage you to apply! In addition, feel free to contact ICCE for more information.
- Applicants must meet all the above-listed eligibility criteria.
- Non-Indigenous individuals must provide a letter of support from the Indigenous community/organization they’re working with. The letter of support should be attached to their application.
- Applicants must complete and submit the application by March 31, 2023.
- A bursary may be granted to a maximum of two (2) individuals from a same Indigenous community or Indigenous organization.
- Recipients will be expected to attend the ICCE 2023 Conference: Sharing Knowledge to Take Action in its entirety, remaining at the Westin in Ottawa ON from May 29 to 31, 2023.
- The recipients shall submit feedback and evaluations of the value of their conference participation to ICCE, as requested.
Each Inclusiveness Travel Bursary includes:
- Conference registration fee
- Single accommodations from May 28 (optional), 29, 30 to 31, 2023
- Flights (economy only) up to $2,500 per individual
Receipts must be submitted following the conference.
Feel free to contact ICCE for more information.