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The Harington Fellowship Application

The Centre for Rupert's Land Studies


Application Deadline: To be announced

Award: $2500

Terms of Reference: Applications are invited from third or fourth-year students registered for at least 9 credit hours at the University of Winnipeg in the University’s B.A. (Hons.) Degree program OR from students in a University of  Winnipeg/University of Manitoba Joint Master’s Program OR from students preparing an Honours or Master’s thesis or a doctoral dissertation under the supervision of a faculty member at the University of Winnipeg.

This fellowship will be provided to a student, or to an advanced postdoctoral or qualified independent scholar, who will be based at the Centre for Rupert's Land Studies, contributing to the Centre's activities and expressing an interest in historical environmental studies in the Hudson Bay watershed region, formerly known as Rupert's Land, including research involving the use of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives at the Archives of Manitoba; and/or to students whose research focuses on the history of the Indigenous peoples and the fur trade in the Hudson Bay watershed, drawing at least partially upon the Hudson's Bay Company Archives.

The Fellow is provided with work space in the Centre’s research facilities and computer access, and is encouraged to join in and contribute to the work and activities of the Centre for Rupert’s Land Studies.

The successful candidate is required to submit a paper related to their research topic at the end of the year.

For more information, please contact Dr. Roland Bohr for details.

Documentation - Applicants should submit the following:

  1. Name, address, e-mail, phone number, and an up-to-date curriculum vitae.
  2. Complete, official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions.
  3. A written description of your research plans (1000 words maximum, required); and a sample of a research paper or publication (optional).
  4. Names of two referees familiar with your research and academic performance.
    (Please include their positions, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.)

Completed application materials must be received by 31 October 2017.




Send to: Dr. Roland Bohr, Director, Centre for Rupert’s Land Studies,
The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9

E-mail: r.bohr@uwinnipeg.ca (best means of communication)
Tel: (204) 786-9003 (CRLS office)