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Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellowships in Space Governance

In 2008, the Arsenault Family trust established the Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellowships in Space Governance at McGill University. These Fellowships are available for eligible outstanding graduate students in the Master’s or Doctoral program at the Institute of Air and Space Law engaged in the research of peace and security in outer space through law, policy and global governance.

These renewable fellowships are awarded annually by the Faculty of Law. Fellows are members of the Institute of Air and Space Law.

For more information, see the IASL web page on the Arsenault fellowships.

Application deadline

December 15

Eligibility

  • Candidates must be registered in the LL.M. or D.C.L. program in the Faculty of Law of McGill University in the academic year.
  • Only candidates with an outstanding academic record will be considered.
  • There is no restriction based on citizenship or age.

Selection criteria

  • Academic excellence
  • Originality of the proposed research in the field of peace and security in outer space through law, policy and global governance.
  • Availability of supervision in the Faculty of Law
  • Diversity of candidates and topics

Application procedure

Applicants must submit an Arsenault Fellowship application by email (grad [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca) to the Graduate Studies Office of the Faculty of Law by the deadline for application for admission to the LL.M. or D.C.L. program.

Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellowship in Space Governance Application Form [.docx]

Value and tenure

  • $20,000 for the master's (LL.M.), with possibility of renewal for one year if circumstances justify it, and if the student maintains eligibility and remains in residence at the Faculty of Law.
  • $30,000 per annum for the doctoral degree (D.C.L.), renewable twice if the student maintains eligibility and remains in residence at the Faculty of Law.