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Grants

International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS)

The International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS) is a federation of twenty-two national and multinational Canadian Studies associations and six associate members in thirty-nine countries situated round the globe. The Central European Association joined the ICCS in 2004 as an associate member, acquiring full-member status in 2007.

Complete information on all forms of support from the ICCS can be found at its website, http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/. Please note that applications for ICCS scholarships and awards will only be accepted from members in good standing of the CEACS.


ICCS graduate student scholarships

These scholarships enable students to spend 4-6 weeks at a Canadian university or research site doing research related to MA or doctoral theses in the field of Canadian Studies. The scholarship is intended to provide access to crucial scholarly information and resources in Canada in support of a thesis that is close to or at the point of writing.

Deadline for submission of applications: November 14
Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Note that letters of recommendation, support, etc. must be on an official letter head and signed.

Brian Long award for best doctoral thesis in Canadian Studies

This annual ICCS award is designed to recognize and promote an outstanding PhD thesis on a Canadian topic that contributes to a better understanding of Canada.

Deadline for submission of applications: November 14
Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Note that letters of recommendation, support, etc. must be on an official letter head and signed.

Note that item 6 in the list of required documents - a letter from the President of the member association - will be added to the dossier of the candidate chosen by the CEACS pre-selection committee when it is sent to Ottawa.

Canadian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

These fellowships are designed to enable young Canadian and foreign academics who have completed a doctoral thesis on a topic primarily related to Canada and are not employed in a full-time, university teaching position to visit a Canadian or foreign university with a Canadian Studies programme for a teaching or research fellowship.

Deadline for submission of applications: November 14
Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Note that letters of recommendation, support, etc. must be on an official letter head and signed.

Pierre Savard Awards

The Pierre Savard Awards are designed to recognize and promote outstanding scholarly monographs written by members of the Canadian Studies international community that contribute to a better understanding of Canada.

Deadline for submission of applications: November 14
Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Note that letters of recommendation, support, etc. must be on an official letter head and signed.

 

John F. Kennedy Institute

The John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies at the Free University in Berlin has a very extensive collection on books relating to both the United States and Canada. Individuals with permanent European residence may apply for grants of one to three months' duration for the purpose of undertaking research at the institute library. Scholars and graduates at all stages of their careers may apply. Projects must deal with topics in the humanities or social sciences.

Information on the John F. Kennedy Institute can be found at its website, http://www.jfki.fu-berlin.de/en/index.html..

Details of the research grant programme can be found on the website of the institute's library, http://www.jfki.fu-berlin.de/en/library/researchgrant/index.html


Deadlines for submission of applications to the John F. Kennedy Institute:
October 31 and May 31 of each year

Forms of support for Canadian Studies

Financial support for Canadian Studies can be obtained from a number of sources, and covers a wide range of activities. Full details on the all programmes available can be obtained by going to the websites of the funding bodies. The information provided here is not exhaustive, but certainly covers the main programmes that are of benefit to Central European Canadianists.

Deadlines

 Recipients of CEACS conference grants