Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research


To support research, preferably of a multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary nature, and to develop Canadian expertise in the field of human rights, with an emphasis on themes and issues relevant to the Canadian human rights scene.


Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Preference will be given to applicants with at least 5 years of proven research experience in their field, as this fellowship is not intended for scholars just beginning their research careers. The successful candidate must not be under SSHRC sanction for financial or research misconduct.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

1 year, non-renewable

Award Value

Canadian $45,000 plus a research and travel allowance of Canadian $10,000

Application procedure

Applicants must complete an application form, available from the SSHRC website.

Closing date

October 1st

Study Level

  • Research

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is the federal agency responsible for promoting and supporting research and research training in the social sciences and humanities in Canada. SSHRC supports research on the economic, political, social and cultural dimensions of the human experience.

Contact Details

More information

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