Summer Graduate Research Fellowships

Graduate Research Fellowships of the Gilder Lehrman Center

 
Deadline Date (EST Time Zone): 03/24/2017 1:00PM
 
Apply: https://yale.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx
 
Award Amount: Up to $3000
 
Description:

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale invites applications for the Summer 2017 Graduate Research Fellowships competition.
 
The general purpose of the fellowships is to support research projects on slavery, resistance, abolition, or their legacies. Projects may focus on historical or contemporary issues involving the United States or international regions. Fellowships are available for research in the United States and internationally. Fellowships up to $3,000 will be awarded for relevant research expenses to current Yale graduate students at both the Masters and Doctoral levels. Applications from graduate students from the Yale professional schools will also be considered.

Awardees of the fellowship are expected to submit a one- to two-page report of their research by October 1, 2017. In addition, awardees may be asked to offer a seminar or presentation of their research results upon their return to the Yale campus. Any publication or public presentations resulting from the awardees’ projects should acknowledge support of the Gilder Lehrman Center.
 
Submission deadline: March 24, 2017 at 1:00pm.
 
Application Information:
 
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE THROUGH THIS DATABASE: https://yale.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx
 
It is the applicant’s responsibility to see that the complete application, including one letter of recommendation and transcripts, reaches us by the deadline; applications cannot be considered without this information.
 
Applicants will be notified of the Committee’s decision by mid-April.
 
For more information contact Michelle Zacks at (203) 432-9238 [Call: (203) 432-3339] or michelle.zacks@yale.edu
 
Restrictions to Use of Award:
 
Yale University policy requires that certain types of research projects involving human subjects be reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) prior to the start of the study to ensure that the project meets University Policy and any other applicable regulations. To see if your project needs to be reviewed, for advice on working with human subjects, and for more information about the IRB process and requirements go to http://www.yale.edu/hsc/Investigator/Student_projects.pdf.
 
Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Michelle Zacks at michelle.zacks@yale.edu.
 Awardees of the fellowship are expected to submit a one- to two-page report of their research by October 1, 2017. In addition, awardees may be asked to offer a seminar or presentation of their research results upon their return to the Yale campus. Any publication or public presentations resulting from the awardees’ projects should acknowledge support of the Gilder Lehrman Center.