Ingenium-University of Ottawa Graduate Fellowship in Gender, Science and Technology

As a graduate student, you could participate in public history projects as they relate to gender, science, and technology at a national museum and receive an award of $5,000!

Status: Closed

Ingenium, Canada’s museums of science and innovation, invites graduate students from all faculties of the University of Ottawa to apply for a Graduate Fellowship in Gender, Science and Technology. Created in partnership with the University of Ottawa, this fellowship is for a period up to eight months.

The fellowship provides an excellent opportunity to participate in projects related to gender, science and technology at a national museum, gain valuable experience and have unique access to collections for research purposes.

Learn about previous fellowships.


  • Number of fellowships available: One (8 months) or Two (4 months)
  • Value: $10,000 for 8-month fellowship or $5,000 for each 4-month fellowship
  • Expectations of the fellow:
    • Conduct research using Ingenium's 3D and/or 2D collections;
    • Make at least one public presentation relating to the fellow’s research and contribute to Ingenium’s social media platforms;
    • Advise Ingenium curatorial staff on initiatives pertaining to the fellow’s area of interest.

The fellow will:

  • Undergo a security check;
  • Follow all Ingenium and University of Ottawa policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Adhere to Ingenium’s values and code of ethics when acting on behalf of Ingenium;
  • Adhere to Ingenium’s directive on conflict of interest and, if applicable, complete a confidentiality agreement;
  • Agree not to remove any part of Ingenium’s collections from storage facilities or museums without prior approval of the necessary individuals;
  • Follow rules and procedures for handling artifacts;
  • Protect confidential and private information;
  • Acknowledge Ingenium in any publications based on research supported by Ingenium or conducted as part of this fellowship; and
  • Be insured by their home institution or carry adequate personal insurance (insurance cannot be provided by Ingenium).

Ingenium will provide the fellow with:

  • Full access to the collection warehouses and collection database for the purposes described in the Statement of Work;
  • Training on the collection database and handling artifacts;
  • Full access to the library collections, including rare books, trade literature and archival collections; and
  • Workspace and support to conduct duties described in the Statement of Work.

Important dates

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Deadlines and announcements

Application Deadline
May 31, 2021

Announcement of Awards
June 15, 2021