Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount:
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Nov 25, 2016
Sponsor's: Dec 02, 2016

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The Foundation can award one fellowship per year to a visiting fellow. The regular Trudeau fellowship's criteria of excellence and engagement also apply to the visiting fellowship. However, the visiting fellow's affiliation to the host institution is different: the selected candidate is invited to take part in the host university's activities for a residency period of approximately one year in the course of the three-year fellowship tenure.

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation fellowships provide: Support from an outstanding community of scholars, fellows and mentors, and opportunities for interaction with 350 leaders and personalities in every sector of the humanities and social sciences; Involvement in lively exchanges with other researchers and policy makers; The opportunity to contribute to public dialogue and share innovative ideas at events organized by or in conjunction with the Foundation; A $150,000 allowance over three years for research, travel and networking; A $50,000 award; A $25,000 allowance to cover the cost of participation in Foundation events.

Application Details: Researchers active in a field of the humanities and social sciences related to one or more of the Foundation's four themes; and Canadian citizens or permanent residents, or citizens of foreign countries legally allowed to reside in Canada for the funding period are eligible for the fellowship. Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian university or a Trudeau fellow, mentor or scholar.Potential nominators and nominees are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall at Research Development & Services ( well before the deadline date.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Hall,Julaine Marie

Sponsor Contacts:

1980 Sherbrooke Street West
Suite 600
Montreal, Quebec, Canada