The Institute for the Study of Canadian Slavery at he Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD University) announces Two Graduate Student Fellowships (MA or PhD): Academic Year 2021-2022
Deadline: July 16th, 2021
These fellowships are open to graduate Masters and PhD students, studying in any
discipline or field, enrolled in a program with a significant written thesis or dissertation
component. Students must be finished their course work and comprehensive exams (if
applicable) and must use the fellowships to actively engage in the production of a written
thesis. There are no disciplinary restrictions. Applicants must demonstrate that their entire
thesis or a significant part thereof focuses on at least one of the Institute mandate areas.
Furthermore, the research must adopt an anti-colonial, de-colonial, post-colonial and/or
anti-racist methodology/approach which challenges the nature of European and EuroAmerican imperialism and colonialism, and interrogates the racist logic of the institution of Transatlantic Slavery. There are no nationality restrictions.
Each fellowship will last one academic semester in the 2021-2022 academic year from
either: 1) September 1st to December 17th, 2021 or (2) January 3rd, to April 29th, 2022.
Stipend and Benefits
Each fellowship is worth $10,000.00 Canadian Dollars. This funding supports living
expenses, materials, and research costs. Every fellow will have access to NSCAD’s library,
computer programs and online platforms for the duration of their fellowship.
Deadline, Submission & Notification
All applications materials must be received via e-mail by July 16th, 2021 at:
Applicants will be advised of the competition results by August 6th, 2021