2024 Centennial Flame Research Award

The 2024 Centennial Flame Research Award is available to Canadians who identify as persons with a disability. This award is offered by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.

Amount: $ 7,500

Number Available: 1

Deadline: May 1, 2024

The 2024 Centennial Flame Research Award will be granted by the committee to a Canadian with a disability, to conduct research and to prepare a report on the contributions of one or more persons with disabilities to the public life of Canada or the activities of Parliament, in accordance with the Centennial Flame Research Award Act.


Applicants must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent
  • Identify as a person with a disability
  • Apply as an individual.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit the following information:

  • A 1,000 words maximum letter describing: 

– who they are

– their disability

– their work or research experience, community involvement or other relevant experience

– a proposal for their research subject, which must relate to the contributions of one or more persons with disabilities to the public life of Canada or to the activities of Parliament

– their research methodology and indicates the significance or impact of the proposed research

  • A letter of support for their application from a person of choice who is not the subject of the research. This letter should indicate the referee’s relationship to the applicant, and the referee’s occupation or credentials
  • A proof of Canadian citizenship

Applications MUST be submitted via email to HUMA@parl.gc.ca on or before May 1, 2024. 

Contact Information

For questions about the application, please contact HUMA committee at 613-996-1542 or email  HUMA@parl.gc.ca

See Also


See other national scholarships // see government funding resources  // see scholarships open to all disabilities

Last Updated: 2024-04-29