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Funding Opportunities

ISER Funding Opportunities

ISER's studies and research projects are pursued through a system of fellowships and grants for approved projects. For more information, please see a Guide to Research Grants and/or a Guide to Fellowships.

Deadline dates for applying for fellowships, grants and the student essay prize are as follows:

ISER Doctoral Fellowship - February 10
ISER Post-Doctoral Fellowship - February 10
ISER Master Fellowship - March 1
ISER Research Grant - March 1
ISER Conference Grant - March 1
ISER Annual Student Essay Prize - March 1

The following types of fellowships and grants are offered:

(Please note: all downloadable application forms require the Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

ISER Books Post-Doctoral Fellowship 
Available on a competitive basis to researchers from Memorial University of Newfoundland or elsewhere to support the development of a doctoral dissertation into a manuscript suitable for publication by ISER Books. The doctoral degree must have been completed within the three-year period immediately preceding the application deadline date.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Available on a competitive basis to researchers from Memorial University of Newfoundland or elsewhere who have completed their doctorate and have presented a research proposal which falls under the Institute's mandate. The doctoral degree must have been completed within the three-year period immediately preceding the application deadline date.
Download the application form in PDF.

Doctoral Fellowship
Available only to candidates from Memorial Universtiy specifically for the carrying out of the candidates' doctoral research on a research topic which falls under the Institute's mandate.
Download the application form in PDF.

M.A. Fellowship
Available only to Memorial University students enrolled in an Masters programme and involved in a research project which falls under the Institute's mandate.
Download the application form in PDF.

Research Grant
These grants are available on a competitive basis to individual or team researchers. Eligible researchers include graduate students, faculty members at Memorial and elsewhere, as well as non-affiliated scholars. The grant will help defray the costs of such items as travel, subsistence, research assistance, materials and supplies necessary for carrying out a research project approved under ISER's research mandate.
Download the application form in PDF.

ISER Conference Grant
These grants are available only to Memorial University organizers in support of scholarly conferences that are within the Institute’s mandate.
Download the application form in PDF.

ISER Strategic Grant Programme
Download the guide in PDF.

ISER Annual Student Essay Prize
The competition is open to graduate and honours students for an essay on any topic which falls within the mandate of ISER.
Download the application form in PDF.

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