Each year the Osler Library proudly offers a number of awards and travel grants to local and international historians, physicians, graduate and post-doctoral students, and those interested in the arts and humanities of medical history. We are currently accepting applications for the following awards/grants and kindly ask you to share this notice widely within your own networks, listservs, and social media outlets to help us spread the word:
Dr. Edward H. Bensley Osler Library Research Travel Grant – Awarded to those whose project requires traveling to Montreal to consult material in the Osler Library. Each year up to $4000 in awards will be made available to one or more individuals who require a minimum of 2 weeks to carry out their research. This research must fall within the calendar year in which the grant is awarded. Applications for the 2017 grant must be received by December 31, 2016.
Mary Louise Nickerson Award in Neuro History – Awarded to one or more scholars who are interested in carrying out research utilizing the neuro-historical Print, archival and artifact collections ? the centre-piece of which is the Penfield Archive in the Osler Library ? and other available resources at the Osler Library, the Montreal Neurological Institute, and the McGill University Archives. Applications for the 2017 grant must be received by December 31, 2016.
Dr. Dimitrije Pivnicki Award in Neuro and Psychiatric History – Awarded to one or more students and/or scholars wishing to carry out research utilizing the rich archival and monographic holdings at McGill University, such as the Penfield Archive, and other resources available at the Osler Library (see McGill Library Catalogue and the Osler Library Archives Collection), the Montreal Neurological Institute, and the McGill University Archives. Applications for the 2017 grant must be received by December 31, 2016.
Additional information on terms, requirements, how to apply, previous winners, and general information about the Osler Library can be found here. We welcome all further inquiries at [email protected] or 514-398-4475, ext. 09873.
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