CRRS

Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria University in the University of Toronto

RSA-CRRS Visiting Fellowship

The RSA-CRRS Residential Grant

The Renaissance Society of America administers two one-month visiting fellowships to use the CRRS collection and resources:
 
  1. The RSA – Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS) Residential Grant (all disciplines); $2,500
  2. The CRRS – Samuel H. Kress Foundation Grant in Renaissance Art History: $3,000

The fellowship of $2,500 will support a one-month residence of full-time research in the CRRS collections at Victoria University in the University of Toronto and at other research libraries in the University of Toronto system. Fellowships include membership in the Victoria University Senior Common Room. All fellows are expected to participate in the activities of the CRRS, thereby sharing their knowledge and research with other scholars and students. Applicants should consult the CRRS website and the catalogues of the University of Toronto Library for further details about the research resources available. One fellowship may be awarded per academic year. As with all RSA grants, the successful applicant must agree to complete the proposed visit and research within 12 months of the award, and submit to RSA a brief report indicating the accomplishments of the grant and including a budget that shows that all funds were spent.

Eligibility: Younger and Senior Scholars (PhD in hand at time of application); continuing RSA membership required; Renaissance studies in all disciplines.

Applicants for the RSA-CRRS grant are required to submit a 1,000-word project description, a CV, and a 500-word statement explaining their particular interest in the CRRS library collection and resources and in any related collections at other University of Toronto libraries. Please review all eligibility and applications requirements carefully on the RSA website.  The deadline for the application is December 2014. All materials must be submitted with the online application through the submission module on the RSA website.

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  1. Our opening hours are:
    Until May 20th: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:45 PM

    From May 24th to Sept 5th: Monday to Friday 10 AM to 4:45 PM

    As per our book collection, please refer to the CRRS catalogue on the main UofT Library webite: http://library.utoronto.ca

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