Funding Opportunity: Mary Louise Nickerson Fellowship in Neuro History, Osler Library, McGill University


Mary Louise Nickerson Fellowship in Neuro History, Osler Library, McGill University

Established in 2011 by Granville H. Nickerson, M.D., C.M., in honour and in memory of his wife, Mary Louise, the Fellowship will allow a scholar to carry out research in the history of neurology utilizing the Neuro History archival and artifact collections, the centre piece of which is the Penfield Archive in the Osler Library, and other resources available at the Osler Library, the Montreal Neurological Institute and the McGill University Archives. The Osler Library?s collections are listed in the McGill Library Catalogue and the Osler Library Archives Collection website.
Terms: Value varies depending on the project, to a maximum of $10,000. More than one fellowship may be awarded during each fiscal year. The fellow is required to carry out research in Montreal during the 2012-13 fiscal year (May 2012-April 2013). May be renewable.

Requirements: We invite applications from a variety of individuals, including graduate students, scholars and professionals. Preference will be given to applicants spending at least one month in Montreal and who take advantage of the rare and unique materials held at the Osler Library and McGill University. Fellows are required to submit a report of their work suitable for publication in the Osler Library Newsletter and may be requested to give a brief presentation at the University.

How to Apply: Applicants should fill in the application form [.pdf] available on the website. Applicants must also submit a CV, a detailed project proposal and arrange for two letters of recommendation, as described in the application. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please send all documentation attached to an email to [email protected]. Files should have the name of the applicant, Nickerson, and the year (e.g. Smith_Nickerson_2012_application).

Deadline: All documentation must be received by April 15th, 2012.
For More Information: please contact Christopher Lyons, Acting Head, Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University, [email protected] or 514-398-4475, ext. #09847