IHRC Archives Grants in Aid Program for US and International Citizens in USA, 2016/2017


IHRC Archives Grants in Aid Program for US and International Citizens in USA, and applications are submitted June 1 .The Immigration History Research Center is offering research grants for travel to the IHRCA for research in any IHRCA collection for 2016/2017 academic year. Grants to supports a research visit of 5 days or more. Typically, awards are $1,000 each and four awards are given each year while conducting research in the collections. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: graduate students, independent and other scholars traveling to conduct research for at least one week (five research days) at the IHRC Archives. The postdoctoral Grant In Aid supports a two-week residency (ten research days) while conducting research in the collections.


Field(s): Grants are awarded for travel to the IHRCA for research in any IHRCA collection.


Deadline: June 1 .

Funded By: The Immigration History Research Center


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): IHRC Archives Grants are targeted for US and international applicants.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: Not Specified

‣ Scholarship Duration: 13 months

 Grants will be awarded to conduct research for at least one week (five research days). These grants support a two-week residency (ten research days) for postdoctoral scholars.

Scholarship covers: supports a research visit of 5 days or more. Typically, awards are $1,000 each and four awards are given each year. 

Description

‣ The Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA) offers IHRC Archives Grants In Aid awards of up to $500 to assist graduate students, independent and other scholars traveling to conduct research for at least one week (five research days) at the IHRC Archives.

‣ The deadline for applications for 2014-2015 awards is June 1, 2014. Post-doctoral scholars are also eligible to apply for additional funding for a maximum award of $1,000.

‣ The post-doctoral Grant in Aid supports a two-week residency (ten research days) while conducting research in the collections.

‣ Those applying for the post-doctoral Grant In Aid must clearly indicate their qualifications for the award in a letter of application.

‣ The deadline for post-doctoral Grants in Aid also is June 1.

Eligibility

IHRC Archives Grants Eligible students must:

‣ Graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, faculty, and independent scholars, in the U.S. or internationally, who live more than a day’s drive from the Twin Cities and who need to do research in the IHRCA collections.

Selection Criteria:


‣ Demonstrated connection between research needs and specific collections at the IHRCA


‣ Language proficiency (for projects requiring sources in languages other than English)


‣ Preference for newer scholars (and graduate students), international scholars, and the use of the following collections: Czech/Slovak, Estonian, Finnish, Greek, Italian, Latvian, Polish, and Refugee-Related Materials.

Notification: Not Known

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants should send application materials to ihrc-at-umn.edu, Attn: Grant in Aid Committee or via post.

‣ Prior to submitting an application, applicants should consult the IHRC/A website to learn about collections and holdings, and confirm material availability and relevance to proposed projects with IHRC collections staff. Researchers receiving a grant in aid award will be required to acknowledge the IHRC and receipt of the award in any resulting publication.

‣ The application package includes:
-Application letter of no more than two pages with estimated dates of residency, description of research project and collections to be consulted, and estimated budget.

‣ If applying for a post-doctoral award of up to $1,000, state intention and include qualifications.


‣ Current curriculum vitae


‣ Names and contact information (including email) for two references

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on June 1.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about IHRC Archives Grants


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