Luc Lacourcière Memorial Scholarship

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Deadline for applications: Monday, May 10, 2021

Send applications to: Mariya Lesiv (mlesiv@mun.ca)

This award commemorates Luc Lacourcière (1910–1989), who was holder of the first chair in folklore at a Canadian university, founding director of Laval University’s Archives de folklore, and a leading figure in the development of folklore studies in Canada and internationally.

The scholarship is awarded to a student member of FSAC who has demonstrated excellence in academic or public folklore study. The recipient must have completed their first year of graduate coursework and must be currently enrolled in a graduate program in folklore or a related discipline at a Canadian university. The award consists of a $250 cash prize plus a 3-year membership of FSAC. It is presented at our annual general meeting.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, your CV, and a supporting letter from a faculty member familiar with your work.

Recipients of the Luc Lacourcière Memorial Scholarship

  • 2017 – Jennifer Boivin (University of Alberta)
  • 2016 – Gesa Bierwerth (Ethnologie et patrimoine, Université Laval)
  • 2014 – Kayla Carroll (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland) et Marie-Pier Anctil-Corneau (Ethnologie, Université Laval)
  • 2013 – Mathilde Lamothe (Ethnologie, Université Laval)
  • 2012 – Valérie Vachon-Bellavance (Ethnologie, Université Laval)
  • 2011 – Saeedeh Sadigh Jamali (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • 2010 – Carmen d’Entremont (Études françaises, Université de Moncton)
  • 2009 – Candace Froebe (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • 2008 – Virginia Fugarino (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • 2007 – Catherine Arsenault (Ethnologie, Université Laval) ; Maureen Power (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • 2006 – Jocelyn Gadbois (Ethnologie, Université Laval)
  • 2005 – Christine Bricault (Ethnologie, Université Laval) ; Amber Ridington (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • 2004 – Geneviève St-Jacques Thériault (Ethnologie, Université Laval)
  • 2003 – Kate Bride (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • 2002 – Gisèle Bouchard (Ethnologie, Université Laval)
  • 2001 – Anne Lafferty (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • 2000 – Joy Fraser (Folklore, MUN) ; Karine Laviolette (Ethnologie, Université Laval)
  • 1999 – Madeleine Pastinelli (Ethnologie, Université Laval)
  • 1998 – Maggy Bernier (Ethnologie, Université Laval)
  • 1997 – Lara Maynard (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • 1996 – Kieran Walsh (Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  • 1995 – Not awarded
  • 1994 – Christopher E. Lewis
  • 1993First awardee : Anne-Hélène Kerbiriou (Ethnologie, Université Laval)