Eligibility and Conditions

Field of Research


Awards are for post-graduate studies or research in any sphere of study at any recognized university or research establishment in the world. Awards may also be used for advanced training in the fine arts, music, or performance.

Number of Awards


The Committee reserves the right to make no awards in any given year but, depending on the applications, may award as many as ten Fellowships.

Value and Tenure of Awards


Successful candidates may receive a sum at the discretion of the Committee of up to $15,000. Awards granted during the last five years have ranged from $3000 to $10,000. This is a one-time, non-renewable award, tenable for a 12-month period.



To be eligible, applicants must be current or former residents of the Province of New Brunswick who have graduated from a University. An applicant must have received a degree, or training equivalent to a degree, from a recognized university and be enrolled in an advanced program of study before making application for the award.The award is not based on financial need and has no age restriction. 

The award of a Fellowship is based on academic achievement and/or existing professional standing and character and integrity. The Committee may also give preference to students who intend to return to and remain in the Province of New Brunswick upon completion of their project.

of Winners


Applicants may be asked to attend an interview before the Committee. If successful, upon completing the year of study or research for which the award was made, the Fellow will be required to submit a report of his/her study or research to the Committee.