Applications are open for the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellowship in the Humanities – BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University (SFU) is now inviting applicants for the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellowship in the Humanities for the 2023-24 academic year.

Supporting up to five fellows per year, with assignments ranging from four months ($ 20,000) to twelve months ($ 60,000), the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellowship in the Humanities exists to promote the humanities and arts, generally conceived, as important sites of creative practice and critical engagement with the great concerns of our times.

Ideal candidates will be emerging or established artists, academics, community builders and custodians of knowledge in the humanities and arts who will help us imagine how we can improve the world we live in through acts of world creation in the creative arts and / or scholarship. studio publicly engaged in the humanities.

Over the course of their fellowship, the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellows will engage in activities that may include, but are not limited to, teaching, research, and raising awareness of the community and the public. Through their performance, creation, research and other interactions with faculty and students in these activities, they will enhance not only their own intellectual and creative horizons, but also that of the university and the wider community.

The appointment of all Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellows residing in the humanities will be guided by considerations of equity, inclusion and diversity. BIPOC are encouraged to apply.

Applications close October 3, 2022.

Do you want to apply but have any questions about the program? Sign up online question and answer session September 8 (Thursday), 3pm to 4.30pm PT with Clint Burham and current Shadbolt Fellow Erin Soros. Register at:

For more information on the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellowship in the Humanities, please visit: