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  • Apply now for the Longboat Graduate Scholarship for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis Students

    January 6, 2020 by Alex Lee
    Applications are open for the Harvey E. Longboat Graduate Scholarship. The Longboat Scholarship was established in 2009 to honour and recognize Harvey Longboat’s extraordinary contributions to McMaster University, the Six Nations of the Grand River and broader communities. Longboat was instrumental in getting McMaster’s Indigenous Studies Program up and running, and remained involved with McMaster until his death in 2001. He was a school teacher and Superintendant of Education on Six Nations, and was active in encouraging post-secondary education in that community.
  • Indigenous Students Health Sciences celebrates decade of success

    July 16, 2019
    • News Article
    The past year has been one of success for the Indigenous Students Health Sciences (ISHS) team. Most recently, for the second year in a row, three Indigenous students took prizes at the 2019 Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary Awards. Jillian Roberge, an emergency medicine resident; Danielle Bourque, a nursing master's student, and Brittany Lickers, a master's student in occupational therapy were recognized with the ISHS Graduate Performance and Community Leadership Award.