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Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

Victoria University in the University of Toronto

Graduate Fellowships & Robson Graduate Research Assistantships

The CRRS offers stipendiary fellowships and assistantships to graduate students who work in the Centre, assisting readers and taking part in Centre projects. Fellows and assistants work 1-2 shifts a week (shifts are 4 hours each). Fellows and Assistants may also apply for financial assistance from the Warkentin Travel Fund during the tenure of their award.

Who may apply?

Eligibility for Robson Graduate Research Assistantships is limited to students enrolled in graduate programs at the University of Toronto. Graduate Fellowships are limited to Robson Graduate Assistants only and are chosen by the CRRS Board based on academic merit and availability. Both Graduate Fellows and Robson Assistants must be ABD doctoral candidates. Candidates should be engaged in Renaissance or Reformation studies, and have basic computer skills. Knowledge of one or more European languages other than English is helpful.

How do I apply?

To apply for a Robson Assistant please send a CV and cover letter (approximately one page single spaced)  to Natalie Oeltjen at detailing your interests in the Early Modern Period and the CRRS. Please include the contact information for two referees in the CV. At least one referee should be academic (i.e. former professor or supervisor).
Please include any additional computer, digital, or design skills you might have, such as/including a facility with design programs or website platforms such as WordPress.
Deadline: Sept 1, 2016

Graduate Fellows and Assistants are eligible to apply for the Warkentin Fund for travel expenses to conferences and research.

Click here to download the CRRS Warkentin Fund application form.