Peter Henderson Bryce Award

Nomination closing date

July 31, 2022 - 11:45pm EDT

The Peter Henderson Bryce Award is named in honour of Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce, a courageous advocate for First Nations, Métis and Inuit children's health and wellbeing. 

Do you know a young person or group of young people who stand up for the safety, health or wellbeing of Métis, Inuit or First Nations children? This award honours the work of children and youth who demonstrate commitment to Indigenous children's health, safety, and wellbeing. Learn more about Dr. Bryce here.



The 2022 Peter Henderson Bryce award is open for applications from November 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022

To nominate them, you will need to send:

  1. A complete nomination form
  2. A cover letter explaining why the nominee deserves the award and how they meet the criteria
  3. Two letters or videos of support explaining why the nominee deserves the award and how they meet the criteria
  4. Other materials that show the work that the young person or group has done to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis children (like pictures, written work, videos, etc.).

Nominators can submit the nomination package found below by email to We are encouraging folks to submit their applications through email rather than mail due to new COVID-19 requirements, as of January 5, 2022. However, we will still accept applications sent by mail.    

We have moved! Our new address to send your mailed applications to is: 

First Nations Child & Family Caring Society
350 Sparks Street, Unit 202
Ottawa, ON  K1R 7S8

Please check your application package carefully. Incomplete applications will not be considered. While we appreciate all applications, as a small organization, we can only contact the successful applicant. 

For more information please contact: