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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Sibley -Kwiat Graduate Fellowship for Summer Research Support Applications due April 17, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. NOON

The American Studies department announces the Mulford Q. Sibley - Joseph J. Kwiat 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 late April.

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 questions:
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 -Kwiat Graduate Fellowship are required to submit a report summarizing their research activities and outcomes by August 24, 2015.

Submit your application to Melanie at stein196@umn.edu by the April 17, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. NOON deadline.