Immigration History Research Center Grants in Aid Program at University of Minnesota in USA | 2013/14
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Immigration History Research Center offers Grants in Aid Program at University of Minnesota in USA. US and International Students are eligible to apply in this grant. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Minnesota | USA

Level : Graduate Degree , Post-doctoral Degree.

Field(s): Disciplines offered by the university of minnesota.

Deadline:June 1, 2013.

Funded By: The Immigration History Research Center


Beneficiaries( Target Group): this grant is targeted for US and International Students.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions)

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Covers: Awards for 2013-2014 are available for travel to the IHRC for research in any IHRC collection and must be used between August 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014.

  • In planning a visit, note that the Immigration History Research Center will be closed the last week of December. 

Awards may be made for up to $500 to assist with travel and research-related expenses associated with a research residency at the IHRC of not less than one week (5 research days).

  • Post-doctoral scholars may seek and be awarded an additional amount of up to $500 (to total a maximum award of up to $1,000) to assist with travel and research-related expenses associated with a research residency at the IHRC of not less than two weeks (10 research days).
  • Applications requesting less than $500 (or $1,000) will receive equal consideration.

Description

‣ The Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) offers 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.

‣ The deadline for applications for 2013-2014 awards is June 1, 2013.

‣ 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 Center’s 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, 2013.

Eligibility

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 IHRC collections.

Eligibility criteria for Immigration History Research Center grants

Demonstrated connection between research needs and specific collections at the IHRC;

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.

Scholarship Application Method

Apply electronically.


Prior to submitting an application, applicants should consult the IHRC website (http://ihrc.umn.edu/) to learn about collections and holdings, and confirm material availability and relevantce to proposed projects with IHRC collections staff (ihrc@umn.edu).

Researchers receiving a grant in aid award will be required to acknowledge the IHRC and receipt of the award in any resulting publication.

Send application materials to ihrc@umn.edu, Attn: Grant in Aid Committee OR to the following postal address

    IHRC Grant in Aid Committee
Immigration History Research Center
University of Minnesota
311 Andersen Library 
222 - 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Application Materials

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 Application Due Date: June 1, 2013.

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

Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the official website

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