The Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities has launched the 2012 edition of the Centennial Flame Research Award. This award, which is valued at $5,750, is offered each year to a person with a disability to enable him or her to conduct research and prepare a report on the contributions of one or more Canadians with disabilities to the public life of Canada or the activities of Parliament.
There are five main criteria to bear in mind if you are interested in applying for this award:
- The applicant must be a person with a disability;
- The applicant must submit proof of Canadian citizenship;
- The applicant must submit an outline in any medium of his or her proposed research project dealing with the contributions of a Canadian or Canadians with disabilities in public life in Canada or the activities of Parliament. The outline must explain the significance of these contributions and describe how the research will be undertaken;
- The applicant must submit a letter of support for his or her application from a person of his or her choice other than the subject of the research; and
- All required documents must be sent to the Clerk of the Committee and must be postmarked on or before October 14, 2012
For more information on the award, please contact Evelyn Lukyniuk, Clerk of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development at (613) 996-1542 or email@example.com or visit http://www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?DocId=5696970&Language=E&Mode=1&Parl=41&Ses=1