The Edna Staebler Research Fellowship is an open application and is awarded annually for research judged to increase the knowledge and expand understanding of the cultures of the folk and founding peoples of Waterloo Region. This fellowship is sponsored annually by the Friends of Schneider Haus.
The Edna Staebler Research Fellowship for 2016 has been awarded jointly with the Waterloo Historical Society to Heather MacDonald who is researching the history of the Waterloo Historical Society from approximately 1960 to 2012, the year of the Society's centennial. MacDonald presented her findings at the annual Fellows Lecture in February 2017.
The Edna Staebler Research Fellowship for 2017 has been awarded to Elliot Worsfold and his paper is entitled, "Welcoming Strangers: German Lutheran Immigration to Canada, 1945-1960s." Worsfold will present his findings at the annual Fellows Lecture in February 2018.
Do you know someone who might be interested in the Research Fellowship funding?
Download the Edna Staebler Research Fellowship Application Form.
The deadline for the 2018 Edna Staebler Research Fellowship Application Form is Friday, November 3 at 5 p.m.
Copies of the Research Fellows' reports are available at Schneider Haus.
|Previous Research Fellows and Subjects|
|Paul and Hildi Tiessen, Ephraim Weber's letters from home, 1902-1955; letters from Ephraim Weber to Leslie Staebler (1994)