Veronika Gervers Research Fellowship, supported by a memorial fund established in 1979 to commemorate ROM curator and textile scholar, Veronika Gervers, exists to promote research incorporating the textile and fashion collections of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). Applications are encouraged in all areas of textile and costume history. The Fellowship is open to Ph.D. candidates and international scholars whose research can make direct use of, or support, any part of the Museum’s collections. An annual fellowship of up to CD $9,000 is available.
The 2017 Veronica Gervers Research Fellowship in Canada's sesquicentennial year is supporting the forthcoming conference: Cloth Cultures: Future Legacies of Dorothy K. Burnham. November 10 - 12. 2017.
Next date for applications is March 31, 2018.
|2014||Dr. Philip A. Sykas, "Promiscuous Prints: British garment prints in Canada, 1780-1880"||2013||Chloe Sayer, "Living Threads: Cloth, Dress and Identity through Mexican History "||2012||Rachel Siberstein , "The Dramatic Cast of Nineteenth-Century Chinese Women’s Vernacular Embroidery"||2011||Kate Strasdin , "A Royal Wardrobe Unlocked: Queen Alexandra 1863 – 1910"||2010||Chloë Sayer , "Rebozos and Sarapes, and the history of Mexican costume and textiles in the ROM’s collection"||2009||Jenny Tiramani , "A Spectacular Survivor from the time of Henry VIII: The Study of a Mid-Sixteenth Century Brigandine", (2010_rom_brigandine.pdf)||2008||Dr. Miriam Ali-de-Unzaga , "Connections between Fatimid and Andalusi Inscribed Textiles"|