The Anthony Arnhold Graduate Fellowship in Anthropology

In 2006, Mr. Anthony Arnhold (M.A./80), a graduate of the Department of Anthropology at The
University of Manitoba, established an endowment fund to support an annual fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in the Master’s or Ph.D. program in the Department of Anthropology;
  2. International student (i.e., entering Canada on a study permit) from a country in Europe OR, is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident whose regional study focus is on Europe;
  3. Achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on the last 12 credit hours completed;
  4. Is pursuing thesis research for his or her degree in any subfield of anthropology.

If the selection committee determines, in any given year, that there is no appropriate candidate, the fellowship may not be awarded. The award is not automatically renewable but previous recipients may apply.

The fellowship may not be held with any other major awards offered through The University of
Manitoba or national awards valued in excess of $6,000.

Candidates will be required to submit an application that will consist of:

  1. Anthropology Harmonized Application Form
  2. Two academic letters of reference from a professor from a post-secondary institution. Ensure that your reference letters are submitted in a sealed and signed envelope from your referee.
  3. A curriculum vitae that includes the following information
     a. Educational  background
     b. Relevant experience
     c. Publications
     d. Other professional activities
     e. Community service
  4. Research proposal that includes: (maximum 500 words)

    a. Objectives and their relationship to existing research and literature;
    b. The theoretical/conceptual framework guiding the research and, where applicable, the research hypotheses;
    c. (if appropriate) study area or group in terms of location, size, environment, etc., and a map;
    d. (If applicable) time period of interest;
    e. Materials or data to be studied including sample sizes;
    f. Methods of analysis;
    g. Current status of the research and a timetable for its completion;
    h. Citations to the literature in your proposal and attach a list of references cited;

Value for 2016-17: $6,575

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017, 4:00pm

Anthropology Harmonized Application Form