Doctoral Student Program(PhD)
students enrolled in a Canadian university
accommodation, and local transportation costs covered
Visiting Doctoral Student Program will allow doctoral students to
interact on a daily basis with students and faculty members in
programs at other universities.
program provides an opportunity for up to three doctoral students
enrolled in a Canadian university to visit a Faculty of Education or
History Department in another university for a two week period.
will cover costs related to travel, accommodation, and local
transportation, as well as a per diem allowance for meals. Up to
three students will be selected each year to participate in the
students enrolled in a Canadian university are eligible to apply.
welcome applications from students in diverse disciplines addressing
issues of history education, including but not limited to Education,
History, Museum Studies and Public History programs. Students may
propose to visit a department within the same discipline as their
own (for example, a Faculty of Education at a different university),
or with a department in another discipline (for example, an
Education student may propose to visit a History Department or
Museum Studies program at another university).
should clearly indicate the ways their research pertains to issues
in history education. Research that explores the theory and practice
of history education in Canada, or in comparative contexts, is
will be given to visits between Quebec and other provinces.
Successful applicants must sign up as a member on THEN/HiER’s
may be submitted in English or in French. All application materials
should be completed in 12 point font with minimum 1” page margins.
Applications should include:
application form (see below).
A brief (maximum
two-page) curriculum vitae.
A brief (maximum 300
words) statement of purpose.
A budget, including
estimates for return economy transportation (by air, train, or
bus), accommodation in the most economical university residence,
an estimate of local transportation costs (e.g., transit passes),
and the set $50 per diem rate to cover meals over the duration of
A letter of
invitation from a faculty sponsor in the host department.
statement of purpose should provide a brief overview of your
research project and the ways in which the proposed visit would
facilitate that research.
should also include your reasons for choosing the proposed host
department, what you hope to take away from the visiting student
program, and, if applicable, how the proposed visit will support
developments in history education research and practice in Canada.
should clearly outline research activities to be undertaken at the
host institution, and define the goals of your project in relation
to history education.
are responsible for contacting potential host departments prior to
submitting their applications in order to secure the support of the
department for the visit, and to identify a faculty “sponsor” to
supervise the student for the duration of the visit.
letter of invitation from the faculty sponsor in the host department
must be included with your application. Letters should be submitted
on faculty letterhead; faxed or emailed copies are acceptable.
deadline for applications for 2013 is Monday March 4, 2013.
Applications should be emailed as a single attachment to
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