To facilitate the renewal of the community of Canadianists by supporting the work of young scholars, by enabling successful candidates to spend 4-6 weeks at a Canadian university or research site other than their own doing research related to their thesis or dissertation in the field of Canadian Studies.
Note: The scholarship is not intended to initiate a thesis or dissertation but rather to provide access to crucial scholarly information and resources in Canada in support of a thesis/dissertation at the point of being written.
- Students in the social sciences or humanities who are in the process of preparing a graduate thesis or doctoral dissertation on Canada. (Master's/Ph.D. level)
- Full or Part time students
- The student must be at the thesis or dissertation stage.
- The student must have obtained in writing the support of a faculty member at a Canadian university who has agreed to act as the student's academic sponsor during the tenure of his/her award. The sponsor will act in an informal capacity and will arrange for library privileges, contacts with other faculty and students, and generally try to facilitate the student's research. The academic sponsor will not be expected to act in the role of supervisor.