The Immigration History Research Center offers Grants in Aid Program at University of Minnesota in USA. US and International Students can apply for this scholarship. This scholarship is available for pursuing graduate students, post-doctoral degree.
Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the university of minnesota.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing graduate students, post-doctoral degree.
Scholarship Provider: The Immigration History Research Center
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
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.
Scholarship Open for International Students: US and International Students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship 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.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? 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.
Selection criteria: -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.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by electronically.
-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 Deadline: The application deadline is June 1, 2013.
How to apply
Visit this link; http://ihrc.umn.edu/educators/grantsinaid.php