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Marcus Garvey Foundation Research Fellowship

  • January 25, 2015 9:38 PM
    Message # 3209922
    Deandra Taylor (Administrator)
    Marcus Garvey Foundation Research Fellowship


    This fellowship looks to support doctoral candidates doing primary research in the Humanities and Social Sciences on topics related to Africa and the African diaspora. Doctoral candidates using archival collections and/or conducting oral histories are especially encouraged to apply. 

    Research fellows receive grants of $500 to help defray research expenses. 

    DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 20, 2015


    APPLYING FOR THE FELLOWSHIP 

    ***All applications & attachments must be received before midnight on February 20, 2015*** 

    Decisions will be announced in late April 2015

    While proposals are welcome on a wide variety of research topics (and in a wide variety of disciplines), proposals will be evaluated based on their relevance to key questions in the field of African and African diaspora studies and on the basis of their unique contribution to scholarship. 

    Required application materials: 

    * 2-page summary of the larger research project (single- or double-spaced) 

    * 1-page description of the specific research to be carried out with the grant (single- or double- spaced), along with a line-item budget (for up to $500.00) and research timeline 

    * Curriculum Vitae 

    * One recommendation from an advising professor 

    All application materials (including recommendations sent directly from advising professors or from a dossier service) must be sent as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments by the deadline of February 20, 2015 to: GarveyFoundation@gmail.com 

    For more information, please contact us at: GarveyFoundation@gmail.com

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