J.W. Dafoe Paper Prize and Graduate Fellowship

The J.W. Dafoe Foundation was established by friends and admirers of John Wesley Dafoe, Editor of the Winnipeg Free Press from 1901 until 1944. Dafoe was a distinguished journalist and editor with a special interest in Canada's place in the world.


J.W. Dafoe Paper Prize

This prize is awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in any year of their studies who has demonstrated outstanding research and writing ability. This year's $1,000 prize will go to the student with the best paper on any issue in the fields of either (1) Canada on the World Stage or (2) Western Canada. Paper should be of publishable or potentially publishable quality.

More details on this prize, inclluding eligibility and how to submit can be found here.

Submission deadline is May 1, 2020.


J.W. Dafoe Graduate Fellowship for study in International Relations

This fellowship supports scholarship and research on any issue in the field of international relations and/or international comparative studies. Each year, one fellowship, valued at $10,000 will be offered.

Eligibility and application details can be found here.

Application deadline is May 1, 2020.