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Canadian Housing Scholars

The Canadian Housing Evidence Collaborative is pleased to offer acceptance into the Collaborative Housing Research Network’s Emerging Housing Scholar program. 

CHEC is committed to supporting and nurturing the future generation of housing scholars. We aim to attract new graduate students to housing, homelessness and related disciplines to develop the quality and quantity of the research talent in the CHRN network. 

CHRN Emerging Housing Scholars will receive:

    1. access to a community of practice and housing experts from across sectors;
    2. guaranteed acceptance, tuition and enrollment in the Foundations in Canadian Housing Policy course with potential for graduate course credit at home institution;
    3. a research stipend of $250;
    4. training in knowledge mobilization and research impact; and
    5. a guaranteed place in the Canadian Housing Summer Institute.

CHRN Emerging Housing Scholar will be expected to:

    1. Actively engage in the online community of practice;
    2. Pass the Foundations in Canadian Housing Policy course;
    3. Participate in 3 knowledge mobilization online modules;
    4. Participate in the Canadian Housing Summer Institute; and
    5. Write 2 CHEC blog posts and/or participate in 2 podcasts
CHRN’s Emerging Housing Scholar Program trains the next generation of housing experts

CHRN Emerging Scholar Program


Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral program, or recently (since 2019) have completed a graduate program in a Canadian university and/or be a non-academic researcher currently engaged in a major research endeavour (such as a Master’s major research paper, PhD dissertation or large research study) in housing or a related field.

Applications for 2023-2024 are now closed.