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.
- 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.
- 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
Applicants must submit an Arsenault Fellowship application by email (grad.law [at] mcgill.ca) to the Graduate Studies Office of the Faculty of Law by the application deadline to the LL.M. or D.C.L. program.
Value and tenure
- Maximum of $20,000 for the master's degree (LL.M.), tenable for 1 year
- $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.