American and Canadian Slovak Scholarship and Research Bursary (762200302548)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND
 
NAME OF ENDOWED FUND
 
American and Canadian Slovak Scholarship and Research Bursary
 
INTRODUCTION
The fund was established in 2004 by Mark Stolarik, Chairholder, Chair in Slovak History & Culture, University of Ottawa, in his on-going efforts to create several scholarship funds to promote the study of Slovak history & culture at the University. Donations have come from the Canadian Slovak community, especially from the Canadian Slovak League and its branches, and from the Slovak-American community, particularly the National Slovak Society and the Slovak Catholic Sokol.
 
PURPOSE OF FUND
Provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of History who wish to study Slovak history and culture at the University of Ottawa; or to scholars who wish to do research in the Slovak Archives at the University of Ottawa.
 
SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS
Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must:
  1.       be registered in an undergraduate or graduate program at the Department of History at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa;
  2.       be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person of protected/refugee status or an international student;
  3.       demonstrate an interest in studying Slovak history and culture; and
  4.       demonstrate academic excellence.
 
External applicants must demonstrate professional interest in the use of the Slovak archives at the University of Ottawa.
 
Value of the award:                       Variable
Number of awards:                        Variable
Frequency of the award:              Annual
Level or program of study:         Undergraduate or graduate
Application contact:                      Financial Aid and Awards Service
Application deadline:                    October 31
 

 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through the uoZone portal, and should include a letter (max. 500 words) written by the applicant and detailing his/her interest in studying Slovak history and culture.
 
External applicants must submit to the holder of the Chair in Slovak History and Culture a résumé, and a detailed research proposal specifically outlining the anticipated benefit of access to the University of Ottawa Slovak Archives, and the financial request to complete their research.