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Kent Haworth Archival Research Fellowship

Kent Haworth Archival Research Fellowship

Overview

The Kent Haworth Archival Research Fellowship at York University is designed to honour Kent MacLean Haworth (1946-2003) who was a tireless, internationally respected champion of archives and a superbly capable gatherer of Canadian material for the York University Archives. This endowed fellowship will enable students to make use of archival holdings at York University in aid of a doctoral dissertation project. This fellowship is available to full-time doctoral students in any discipline who are at the dissertation stage of his/her program and who wish to make use of the holdings of the Archives of York University in aid of his/her research. The recipient need not be a York University student. Conditions of the fellowship are as follows: 1. Research must be undertaken in the York University Archives within 12 months of the awarding of the fellowship; 2. The Fellowship will be acknowledged in the appropriate section of the dissertation; 3. The Fellowship will be acknowledged in publications emanating from research accomplished through the Haworth Fellowship. Copies of these publications will be forwarded to the York University Archivist; and 4. A report will be filed with the University Archivist within two months of the completion of the dissertation.

Value and Duration

  • One award of $1,365
    • The value and number of award(s) in any given year will depend on the rate of distribution from the endowment fund and the number of recipients selected
  • Non-renewable

Eligibility

  • Full-time and part-time current doctoral student (the fellowship is open to students outside York University);
  • Domestic and international students are both eligible;
  • Selection criteria includes:
    • Research must be undertaken in the York University Archives within 12 months of the awarding of the fellowship;
    • The Fellowship must be acknowledged in the appropriate section of the dissertation;
    • The Fellowship must be acknowledged in publications emanating from research accomplished through the Haworth Fellowship. Copies of these publications will be forwarded to the York University Archivist, and;
    • A report will be filed with the University Archivist within two months of the completion of the dissertation.

Deadlines

  • November 20, however applications are accepted throughout the year, should the funds be available. 

How to Apply

Students must complete the Award Submission Portal with the following information:

  • The  applicant's statement section should include a brief description of the research proposal and what materials will be used in the York Archives, and a budget of estimated expenditures; and
  • Upload required material(s), merged into one PDF file, 1) an up-to-date CV, and 2) a copy of transcript for the most two recent years of study (an unofficial transcript or records from student account are acceptable)

Support

  • If you require further assistance, please contact our Scholarship & Awards Coordinator by visiting our FGS Staff Directory.

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