January 8, 2013

Marcus Garvey Foundation Research Fellowship


Marcus Garvey Foundation Research Fellowship
This fellowship looks to support doctoral candidates doing primary research in the humanities and social sciences on topics related to Africa and the African diaspora. Those doctoral candidates using archival collections and/or conducting oral histories are especially encouraged to apply. Research fellows receive grants of $500 to help defray research expenses.
***All applications & attachments must be received before midnight on March 7, 2013*** Decisions will be announced on April 22, 2013
While proposals are welcome on a wide variety of research topics (and in a wide variety of disciplines), proposals will be evaluated based on their relevance to key questions in the field of African and African diaspora studies and on the basis of their unique contribution to scholarship.
Required application materials:
                         2-page summary of the larger research project
                         1-page description of the specific research to be carried out with the grant, along with a line-item budget (for up to $500.00) and research timeline
                         Curriculum Vitae
                         One recommendation from an advising professor

All application materials (including recommendations sent directly from advising professors or from a dossier service) must be sent as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments by the deadline of March 7, 2013 to: GarveyFoundation@gmail.com
For more information, please contact us at: GarveyFoundation@gmail.com, or at: Marcus Garvey Foundation
P.O. Box 42379 Philadelphia, PA 19101


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