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The Foundation for Canadian Studies was established in 1993 by the Association for Canadian Studies in German-speaking Countries (GKS). It is an unincorporated foundation discretionarily managed as well as legally and commercially represented by the Association for the Promotion of Sciences in Germany (Stiftungsverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V.). The foundation pursues exclusively charitable objectives. Its Purpose, objectives, and fellowship programs are specified in the statutes. Please find the foundation’s website here. This flyer provides the most relevant information at a glance.