The Canadian Mental Health Association, Newfoundland and Labrador (CMHA-NL) invites nominations for the following 2019 Awards: Mental Health Research Scholarship Award, Mental Health Leadership Award, and the Mental Health Media Award.

Mental Health Research Scholarship

One scholarship valued at up to $1,000 will be awarded to both recognize and support mental health research relevant to Newfoundland and Labrador. Projects should be at the graduate, post-graduate, or post-doctoral level. Applicants from a diverse array of disciplines are encouraged. This scholarship will be awarded based the quality of the proposed project, potential contribution to mental health research, and achievements of the applicant. Applications should include: a curriculum vitae, university transcripts, one-page project summary, and a letter of support from the student’s research supervisor.

Download and complete the CMHA-NL Mental Health Research Scholarship nomination application form.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is April 26, 2019. The award recipient will be notified before the end of May and the award will be presented at the CMHA-NL Annual General Meeting.

Mental Health Leadership Award

This award honours a mental health service provider, researcher, or community leader for excellence in mental health leadership within Newfoundland and Labrador. Awardees must have shown dedication to furthering mental health within the province through his or her clinical practice, research, or community service. Submissions should be in the form of a letter outlining the suitability of the candidate for the award.

Download and complete the CMHA-NL Mental Health Leadership nomination application form.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is April 26, 2019. The award recipient will be notified before the end of May and the award will be presented at the CMHA-NL Annual General Meeting.

Media Award

This award recognizes a person, group, or organization that has shown outstanding quality promotion and awareness of mental health issues in Newfoundland and Labrador. Media will include all print, broadcast, and internet based material. Submissions should be in the form of a letter outlining the suitability of the candidate for the award.

Download and complete the CMHA-NL Mental Health Media nomination application form.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is April 26, 2019. The award recipient will be notified before the end of May and the award will be presented at the CMHA-NL Annual General Meeting.

Please email completed application packages to the following:
Bernice Haley
Office Manager
Canadian Mental Health Association – NL Division
603 Topsail Road
St. John’s, NL, A1E 2E1
Tel: (709) 753-8550 ext. 101
Fax: (709) 753-8537
E-mail: bhaley@cmhanl.ca

Note: Please submit all required documentation in a single PDF file.

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