The Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy 2018-2019 Fellowship Announcement
The Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy is pleased to announce a competition for a limited number of Wolfe Graduate Fellowships for McGill graduate students in the Faculty of Arts whose thesis work reflects the themes of the Chair.
The mandate of the Wolfe Chair is to conduct research, teach and perform public outreach regarding the intellectual foundations, nature and methods of scientific and technological innovation and to provide support to well-rounded students capable of making constructive contributions to debates surrounding science, technology and society. The Chair is devoted to research that advances understanding of key scientific and technological concepts and examines the relationships among science, technology, and a broad range of social, ethical, political, and economic issues, practices and conditions.
We are seeking outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Arts conducting research in areas directly related to the themes of the Wolfe Chair and preferably who will be writing their thesis or dissertation during the 2018-2019 academic year (preference will be given to PhD students during their final year of the program). These fellowships (valued at $8000) will be awarded on the basis of high academic standing, community involvement and athletic activities. Students must be registered as full time graduate students during the 2018-2019 academic year to receive funds.
Applications should include:
- a completed application form wolfe-chair-fellowship_2018-2019.doc
- a curriculum vitae;
- a letter of support from your thesis supervisor.
Please send all documents to gabriella.coleman [at] mcgill.ca (Dr. Gabriella Coleman) no later than March 1, 2018 with the subject line “Wolfe Dissertation Fellowship 2018-2019”.
In addition, please turn in a physical copy of all materials to:
Art History and Communication Studies
Student Affairs Office
Arts Building 155
Opening Hours: 9:00-12:00 and 1:30-4:00
NOTE: Successful applicants will be required to report outcomes of the Fellowship to the Wolfe Chair and to write a letter to the donor.