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;
  • 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

  • Student Deadline: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

How to Apply

  1. Students must submit the following in one PDF document through the Award Submission Portal:
    • Award Application Form: 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;
    • A current Curriculum Vitae;
    • Official or unofficial transcripts. A copy of grades from the student account is acceptable. Must include the last two years or all years of graduate studies.

Contact

  • Scholarship Coordinator
    230 York Lanes
    Faculty of Graduate Studies
    (416) 736-2100 ext. 33954
    fgssac@yorku.ca