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THEN/HiER Funding Programs

Graduate Student Projects Program

THEN/HiER supports projects related to teaching and learning in Canada initiated, organized, and carried out by graduate students in history and history education. We will consider requests for support up to a maximum of $2,500. There are six deadlines each year: January 2, March 1, May 1, July 2, September 1, November 1.

When a deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, it is extended to the following working day.

Read application criteria.

Read project reports.

Visiting Doctoral Student Program

Are you a doctoral student wanting to enrich your research by networking with faculty in fields related to history education at another university? THEN/HiER’s Visiting Doctoral Student Program provides funding for a limited number of doctoral students to benefit from such interaction.

Click here for more information and to download the application form.

Read project reports.

Small Projects Grants Program

THEN/HiER will provide up to $2,500 for a collaborative project related to history education.

Apply for a Small Projects Grant.

Read a successful Small Projects Grants Program proposal.

Read project reports.

Bursary for the 2014 Historical Thinking Summer Institute

THEN/HiER will provide bursaries of up to $750 each towards airfare to attend the 2014 Historical Thinking Summer Institute in Vancouver, BC, July 7-12. Application deadline is May 15, 2014. Please note that bursaries are for airfare only. Those living within driving distance of Vancouver are not eligible.

Application form 2014.

More information about the Institute.

Bursary for the 2013 Historical Thinking Project Summer Institute, July 8 to 13 (Halifax), and July 15 to 20 (Toronto)

The following people were awarded bursaries of up to $750 each towards airfare to attend one of the 2013 Historical Thinking Project Summer Institutes:

Jade Ballek, Learning Consultant, Outlook, Saskatchewan
Nadine Charabin, Saskatchewan Archives Board, Saskatoon
Lisa Dorozio, David Thompson Middle School, Calgary
Delia Foo, Master's student, UBC Curriculum & Pedagogy
Jeannette Gabriel, Doctoral student, University of Iowa
Jerome Marchildon, The Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg
Nathan Moes, Dease Lake School, British Columbia
Delise Pitman, Cyber Stone Virtual School, Regina
Stephanie Redmond, Doctoral student, UBC Curriculum & Pedagogy
Lindsey Sorensen, Crofton House School, Vancouver

Congratulations!

Bursary for the Historical Thinking Project Summer Institute, July 9 to 14, 2012 

The following people were awarded bursaries of up to $750 each towards airfare to attend this year’s Historical Thinking Project Summer Institute, which took place July 9 to 14 at OISE/University of Toronto: 

Kelsey Beaudry, Education Programmer, North Vancouver Museum and Archives
Kenneth Favrholdt, Executive Director/Curator, Osoyoos Museum Society
Karla Ferrario, Teacher, Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School, Vancouver
Denise Hansen, Education Specialist, Parks Canada Atlantic, Halifax
Michelle Jensen, School Program Coordinator, Lougheed House Historical Site, Calgary
Heather McGregor, Doctoral Student, UBC Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Vancouver
Wayne Melvin, History Instructor, Alexander College, Vancouver
Elizabeth Tower, Education Manager, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Halifax
Tatsiane Vaitulevich, Doctoral Student, Department of History, University of Goettingen, Germany
Stacey Wood, Teacher, Saint John High School, New Brunswick

Congratulations!

Bursary for the Historical Thinking Project Summer Institute, July 4 to 9, 2011

THEN/HiER offered ten bursaries of up to $750 for the following people to attend the Institute:

Mark Batten, teacher at Queen Charlotte Secondary School, Haida Gwaii, and Master's student at the University of British Columbia
Dee Beutel, PhD Candidate, University of Miami
Stefano Fornazzari, teacher at York Region District School Board
Anne Janhunen, Master’s student at the University of Oulu, Finland
Véronique La Salle, teacher at Fredericton High School
Matthew Luthi, teacher at Westwood High School, Québec
Craig Perrier, History and Social Studies Coordinator for Curriculum and Instruction at Virtual High School, and Adjunct Professor in History at Northeastern University
Kathleen Sharman, PhD candidate at University of Windsor, and teacher at Greater Essex County District School Board
Elisabeth Tower, Manager of Education Services at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and student at the University of Victoria
Yanic Viau, teacher at Cégep du Vieux Montréal, and Master's student at Université de Montréal

Congratulations!

Bursary for the Historical Thinking Project (formerly Benchmarks of Historical Thinking) Summer Institute, July 5 to 10, 2010

THEN/HiER provided bursaries of up to $2,500 to the following people to attend the Institute:

Alan Corbiere, Executive Director, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation (a THEN/HiER partner)
Shannon Hodge, Archivist, Jewish Public Library Archives, Montréal
Robert Jardine, President, Social Studies Saskatchewan (a THEN/HiER partner),
and teacher at Blaine Lake Composite School
Janet Thompson, teacher at Gladstone Secondary School, Vancouver
Brent Toles, Social Sciences Consultant, Saskatchewan Ministry of Education
Robyn Young, teacher at Villanova Junior High, Newfoundland

Congratulations!

Large Projects Grants Program

For projects requesting between $2,500 and $15,000.

Read project reports.

Discontinued as of January 2011.