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Félicité-Laflamme-Hoffmann visiting research fellowships

Updated July 15, 2020


Three awards worth $2500 each

Purpose of the awards

These awards are intended to provide financial support for researchers from outside Québec who come here to do research in one or more Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) buildings to consult documents of a heritage nature.

Eligibility criteria and rules of use

For the purposes of the programme, the expression “researchers from outside of Québec” designates a researcher who is not a resident of Québec within the meaning of the Health Insurance Act (CQLR, c. A-29) and who is not domiciled in Québec. Candidates for the Félicité-Laflamme-Hoffmann fellowship are attached to a recognized institution of higher learning or research not located in Québec. They cannot submit the same project more than twice. During their visit to BAnQ, they conduct research on an aspect or on a component of the archival fonds and heritage collections of the institution. They take part, during or after their visit, in promotional activities related to their research. Researchers from outside of Québec who have been granted a fellowship under the Research support programme must wait four years before submitting a new project.

Duration of the fellowship

The BAnQ research fellowship last a minimum of 20 days and a maximum of 120 days.

Application file

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, evaluation of the Félicité-Laflamme-Hoffmann fellowship applications received before March 31, 2020 is postponed until spring 2021. New applications will not be considered.

Selection criteria

  • Suitability of the project given the objective of promoting BAnQ's fonds and collections;
  • Scientific quality of the research;
  • Dissemination potential;
  • Quality and relevance of academic and professional career.

Method of selection

Examination of applications by jury members who grant three visiting research fellowship

Composition of the jury

Three members, including a faculty member at a Québec university, and two BAnQ representatives.


Announcement of jury’s decision: No later than June 15, 2021
Start date of award: Between July 15, 2021 and March 1, 2022