Monthly Archives: January 2016

Funding Round Up February 2016

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DEADLINE: February 9, 2016

Boren Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Boren Awards provides funding opportunities to U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages around the world. An initiative of the National Security Education Program, this fellowship involves areas underrepresented in study abroad and in areas critical to U.S. interests. Boren Scholarships provide up to $8,000 for a summer program, $10,000 for a semester, and $20,000 for an academic year.  Application deadline: February 9, 2016.

Application requirements linked here:

http://www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship/basics.html

DEADLINE: February 15, 2016

The Smithsonian NMAAHC Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellowship Program

The National Museum of African American History and Culture provides a fellowship opportunity in Curatorial Studies. This opportunity is available to current or recent graduates of Doctoral or Masters of Arts and Sciences degrees, from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Students from other institutions who demonstrate a strong interest in the curtatorship of African American heritage are encouraged to apply. This is a one year paid position, with a stipend of $30,000 and travel and research funds. Application deadline: February 15, 2016.

Application requirements linked here:

http://nmaahc.si.edu/GetInvolved/mcf-info

Ethnic Minority and Women’s Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics

The NCAA provides graduate level opportunities for underrepresented women and minorities. Applicants must be seeking admission or have been admitted to graduate programs that directly benefit intercollegiate athletics. Applicants must be in their final year before their graduate program begins. $7,500 will be awarded to 13 females and 13 ethnic minorities. More information can be found at the link below. Application deadline: February 15, 2016.

Application requirements linked here:

http://www.ncaa.org/ethnic-minority-and-womens-enhancement-postgraduate-scholarship-careers-athletics

DEADLINE: February 26, 2016

Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program

The Carolina Higher Education Opportunity Programs Office offers rising junior year UNC Chapel Hill students resources necessary to be successful in perusing a Ph.D through the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. Applicants to this program must be first generation college students and low income or be a member of a group underrepresented in graduate level programs. More information can be found at the link below.

Application deadline: February 26, 2016.

Application requirements linked here:

http://mcnair.web.unc.edu/apply/

DEADLINE: February 29, 2016

CLIR/Library of Congress Mellon Fellowship

The Council on Library and Information Resources is offering a fellowship to support dissertation research in the humanities and related social sciences at the Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library of Congress. A part of the Mellon Fellowship Program, this fellowship has a maximum award of $31,000. More information about the application can be found at the link below.

Application deadline: February 29, 2016.

Application requirements linked here:

http://www.clir.org/fellowships/mellon/preservation.html

Funding Round Up January 2016

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DEADLINE: January 28, 2016

Boren Fellowships for Graduate Students

Boren Fellowships provide funding opportunities to U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages around the world. An initiative of the National Security Education Program, this fellowship involves areas underrepresented in study abroad and in areas critical to U.S. interests. Boren Fellowships provide up to $24,000 for overseas study.  Application deadline: January 28, 2016.

Application requirements linked here:

http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship/basics.html

DEADLINE: January 29, 2016

Research Travel Grants at Duke University

The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Duke University is providing a $1,000 research travel grant. All who wish to use the resources available at Duke for research purposes are encouraged to apply, regardless of academic standing. All applicants must reside beyond a 100 mile radius of Durham, NC. The grant money may be used for travel expenses, meals, and accommodations, and will be reimbursed when the recipient completes his or her research.  Application deadline: January 29, 2016.

Application requirements linked here:

https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/92330/research-travel-grants-duke-university

Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship

The African Studies Center is providing academic year and summer Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships. The priority languages for the African Studies Center will be Arabic, Lingala, Kiswahili, and Wolof. Graduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines and professional schools are encouraged to apply. More information about award amounts and the application process can be found at the link below. Application deadline: January 29, 2016.

Application requirements linked here:

http://africa.unc.edu/students/flas/flas.asp

DEADLINE: January 31, 2016

ICPSR Research Paper Competition: Undergraduates & Master’s

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research is hosting two research paper competitions, the first being for undergraduate students and the second being for master’s students. First prize in each category is $1,000 and second is $750. Entrants must not have graduated before April 1st, 2015. More information about the research papers can be found on the website below. Application deadline: January 31, 2016.

Application requirements linked here:

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/content/ICPSR/prize/index.html