Margaret Meagher Fellowship


Likely in June 2024

Annual Value

$41,060 for 9 months


Permanent Resident

Degree Level


The purpose of the Margaret Meagher Fellowship is to deepen the Government of Canada understanding of China, and to foster the development of a next generation of Canadian policy makers and specialists who will be at the forefront in government, business, education and civil society.

The fellowship will contribute knowledge on the area of China’s political and commercial system, social and environmental issues, and their impact on Canada-China relations. This PhD or postdoctoral fellowship is ideally suited to an early-career post-doctoral fellow who wishes to pursue a career path bridging academia and policy making.

Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents enrolled full-time in Graduate Studies in any of the following departments of a recognized Canadian institution of higher learning among them Political Science, International Relations, Sociology, History, Economics, and who is pursuing a thesis stream program related to the fields mentioned above which include a China specialty.

The position is a nine-month fellowship and a salary of $41,060. The fellowship includes contribution to statutory benefits (e.g. Employment Insurance and Canada Pension Plan).


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