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Monday, March 10, 2014

Mulford Q. Sibley Graduate Fellowship for Summer Research Support Applications due April 11, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. NOON.

The American Studies department announces the Mulford Q. Sibley
Graduate Fellowship for Summer Research Support. This is a $3,000
fellowship and up to two (2) fellowships may be awarded. Eligible
applicants are pre-ABD students who are in their first or second year
who are in good standing and pursuing a Ph.D. in American Studies.
Applicants will be notified of results in early May.

Funds will be awarded to the graduate student who does not have other
summer fellowship support and who best does the following:
1) Clearly establish significance of the research (e.g. archive to
investigate materials; explore an important historical or cultural
site; develop preliminary interviews),
2) Submit a sensible schedule for project work
How to Apply:
Submit a 1-2 page essay describing the research project you will be
pursuing this summer. In the description, also answer the following
What is your research topic and what is its significance?
How will you spend your time on the project over the summer?
Recipients of the Sibley Graduate Fellowship are required to submit a
report summarizing their research activities and outcomes by August
28, 2014.
Submit your application to Melanie at stein196@umn.edu by the April
11, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. NOON deadline.