The CCA offers four different types of grants per year:

- The Visiting Scholar Program , for research on post-doctoral or advanced academic levels;
- The CCA Collection Research Grants Program, for Ph. D. students enrolled in programs in Canada, and in selected programs in USA and Europe;
- The Power Corporation of Canada Awards, for Master Students graduating from schools of architecture in Canada;
- The Support Grants Program covering costs for short residencies.

In addition, the Curatorial Opportunities Program offers grants as a response to the expanding interest in curatorial practice within the field of architecture.

In line with our overall research agenda, the CCA defines themes for targeted research into particular areas of our collection. Current themes include the relationship between architecture and cultural transformation in postwar Britain, and rethinking photography especially in its relationship to architecture. Individual and collective projects addressing these themes are currently under development with the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

For up-to-date information, application guidelines and deadlines, please consult the corresponding webpage. Apply only for grants you are eligible for.

Scholars, architects, and students in residence will conduct their research at the Study Centre. Inaugurated in 1997, the Study Centre offers a unique study environment and access to the CCA Collection and Library.

Prior to applying, researchers are advised to consult Collection on line and Library catalogue for details on the CCA Collection. Researchers may consult the Collection in the Library Reading Room by contacting Collection Reference.

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mellon research program

With the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, distinguished scholars of international repute are appointed Mellon Senior Fellows for residencies of one to four months at the Study Centre. Not open to applications. read more

curatorial opportunities

Since 2011 the CCA offers two curatorial opportunities annually: the Emerging Curator Program and the Curatorial Internships Program. read more

visiting scholars program

The 2015 program welcomes applications from architects, professionals in the field of the built environment, and scholars at different stages of their careers conducting research on a post-doctoral or equivalently advanced level. read more

research grants

Research grants are developed in partnership with doctoral programs in humanities and social sciences in Canada and in the history of art and architecture at selected universities in the United States, and Europe to facilitate access for Ph.D. students to the CCA Collection during residencies of one to four months at the Study Centre. read more

power corporation of Canada awards

The Power Corporation of Canada Awards encourage students at the Masters level in Canadian architecture schools to become acquainted with the CCA Collection and public programs through a collaborative project of three months at the Study Centre. read more

support grants

Support grants provide reimbursement of costs for traveling to or residing in Montréal for candidates who demonstrate a compelling need to use the CCA Collection during residencies of one to four weeks at the Study Centre. read more