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Oxford University - Postdoctoral Felowships

Nuffield College, Oxford University, UK, offers a number of Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellowships, for scholars in the social sciences from any country, who have recently completed, or are close to completing, their PhD. Three years support.
Deadline: Mon. Nov. 7

Global Spotlight Workshop: Developing a grants budget, Nov. 4th

Looking for grants? Building a clear budget is an essential part in developing a strong grants proposal.

Developing a Grants budget proposal workshop will train applicants to prepare an accurate and responsible budget:

- Budget justifications
- Clarifications on what to include or exclude from a budget

- Budgeting for research abroad and what to consider
- University resources to support grant development

This workshop is open to all interested students, with Global Spotlight grant applicants especially encouraged to attend.


Friday, November 4, 2011, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
100 University Int'l Center (map)

RSVP here (RSVPs optional but helpful)

For more information on the Global Spotlight 2012 Grants Program, visit - http://global.umn.edu/spotlight/grants/students.html#doctoral


Ford Foundation Fellowships Program

Starting September 1, 2011 Applications will be accepted for the 2012 Ford Diversity Fellowships Program for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching. Full eligibility information and online applications are available on our website at: http://nationalacademies.org/ford


Eligibility Requirements:

* U.S. Citizen or National
* Planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in a research-based filed of Science, social science or humanities
*

Stipends and Allowances:

* Predoctoral--$20,000 to the fellow, institutional allowance of $2,000 for three years
* Dissertation--$21,000 for one year
* Postdoctoral--$40,000 for one year, $1,500 employing institution allowance, to be matched by employing institution
*

Awardees have expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows.


Approximately 60 predoctoral, 35 dissertation, and 20 postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the National Research Council of the National Academies.


Application Deadline Dates:

* Predoctoral: November 14, 2011
* Dissertation: November 17, 2011
* Postdoctoral: November 17, 2011
*

For Further information please contact:

Fellowships Office
National Research Council of The National Academies
500 Fifth Street NW
Keck 576
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202.334.2872
Fax: 202.334.3419
Email: infofell@nas.edu

Bridging Cultures Through Film Grant Opportunity

Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics

January 5, 2011(receipt deadline)

Bridging Cultures films will spark Americans' engagement with the wider world through the exploration of countries and cultures outside of the United States, and/or across nations.

Films might take a wide range of approaches to international and transnational topics:

* an examination of a critical issue in ethics, religion, or history, viewed through an international lens;
* an approach to a topic or subject that transcends the idea of traditional nation statehood and explores it across borders;
* a biography of a foreign leader, writer, artist, or historical figure; or
* an exploration of the history and culture(s) of a specific region, country, or community outside of the United States.

Projects must be analytical and deeply grounded in humanities scholarship. We encourage innovative nonfiction stories and creative formats that will reach broad audiences. Films must range in length from a stand-alone broadcast hour to a feature-length documentary.

Applicants should demonstrate international collaboration by enlisting U.S.-based and non-U.S.-based scholars and/or by working with an international media team.
Two levels of support are available: Development (up to $75,000) and Production (up to $800,000).

Who is eligible? Any U.S. nonprofit organization with IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt status is eligible. Grants are not awarded to individuals. Independent producers who wish to apply are advised to partner with an eligible organization, which can act as fiscal sponsor.

Deadline: January 5, 2011(receipt deadline)

Notification of awards will be in September 2011.

For more information, please contact:

Division of Public Programs
202-606-8269
publicpgms@neh.gov

All applicants, particularly first-time applicants, are encouraged to contact NEH program officers who will answer questions about the review process, supply samples of similar applications, and review preliminary drafts.

Barbara Bays, 202-606-8290, bbays@neh.gov
Jeff Hardwick, 202-606-8287, jhardwick@neh.gov
Clay Lewis, 202-606-8288, clewis@neh.gov
David Martz, 202-606-8297, dmartz@neh.gov
John Meredith, 202-606-8218, jmeredith@neh.gov
Karen Mittelman, 202-606-8631, kmittelman@neh.gov
Kathleen Mulvaney, 202-606-8270, kmulvaney@neh.gov
Danielle Shapiro, 202-606-8241, dshapiro@neh.gov
Michael Shirley, 202-606-8293, mshirley@neh.gov
David Weinstein, 202-606-8308, dweinstein@neh.gov

Research Grants: Sallie Bingham Center, Duke University

The Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, part of the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University, announces the availability of Mary Lily Research Grants for research travel to our collections.
The Sallie Bingham Center documents the public and private lives of women through a wide variety of published and unpublished sources. Collections of personal papers, family papers, and organizational records complement print sources such as books and periodicals. Particular strengths of the Sallie Bingham Center are feminism in the U.S., women's prescriptive literature from the 19th & 20th centuries, girls' literature, zines, artist's books by women, gender & sexuality, and the history & culture of women in the South. An overview of our collecting areas can be found here: http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/bingham/overview.html.

Mary Lily Research grants are available to any faculty member, graduate or undergraduate student, or independent scholar with a research project requiring the use of materials held by the Sallie Bingham Center. Grant money may be used for travel, photocopying, and living expenses while pursuing research at the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. Applicants must live outside of a 100-mile radius from Durham, NC. The maximum award per applicant is $1,000.
The deadline for application is January 31, 2011 by 5:00 PM EST. Recipients will be announced in March 2011. Grants must be used between April 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012.

For more information and to download a copy of the application form, please visit: http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/services/grants/index.html

Applicants are encouraged to contact Kelly Wooten, the Bingham Center's research services librarian, before submitting their application. In our experience, those who spoke with a staff member about their projects produced stronger applications.

Contact information is listed below:
Kelly Wooten
Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
Rare Book, Manuscript, & Special Collections Library
Box 90185
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0185
Phone: 919-660-5967
E-mail: kelly.wooten@duke.edu
Website: http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/bingham

Full Tuition and Partial Tuition Reduction Scholarships for M.A. in Global Leadership. The program can be taken online or oncampus. We also have several graduate assistanships for qualified candidates.

Scholarship for Southeast Asian Emerging Leaders: Open to Citizens of ASEAN Member States

Scholarship for Researchers: Open to Scholars with two or more publications in peer reviewed academic journals.

Scholarship for Latin American Emerging Leaders: Open to Citizens of Latin American Countries.

Now accepting applications for Fall II (November 2010) and Spring I (January, 2011) semesters. Degree can be completed in one year.

International University of Humanities and Social Sciences (IUHS),

De La Muebleria Verona, 200 Mts. Oeste, 800 mts. Sur. No.1, Condominios Felipe II.
Urbanizacion Monte Roca, Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica

Tel: (506)-8729-2214 and 1-561-749-0603
Email: info@iuhs-edu.net
Visit the website at http://www.iuhs-edu.net

EPA Sustainability Competition

Grant opportunity for college and university faculty and students. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's P3 - People, Prosperity and the Planet - Program. Hands-on design competition for student teams and their faculty advisors, to receive $15,000 grants to design scientific, technical, and policy solutions to sustainability challenges around the world. Projects can address a challenge in one
or more of these areas: water, energy, agriculture, built environment, or materials & chemicals. For application, visit: http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2011/2011_p3.html
Deadline: Wed. Dec. 22

CURA Dissertation Research Grant

The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Dissertation Research Grant provides support to doctoral students engaged in dissertation research on urban issues. One-time unrestricted $20,000 grant. PhD
students who  passed the preliminary exam stage and have approved dissertation proposals by March 1, 2011. For full details, visit: http://www.cura.umn.edu/Dissertation.php
Deadline: Feb. 10, 2011

Dunn Peace Research Scholarship

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Dunn Peace Research Scholarship

The J.W.G. Dunn, Jr., Peace Research Scholarships, $1,500 each, are available to UMN students to conduct research abroad on issues related to international peace. The foreign phase of research must be planned to commence by May 31, 2012. For details, visit:
http://www.international.umn.edu/funding/dunn/

Deadline: Noon, March 1, 2011

For example, proposals might examine the material reality of food and its cultivation, production, labor, and marketing: agribusiness, the restaurant industry, our current fascination with television food shows or "authentic" ethnic eating. Others might examine consumption, purchasing, and power by examining chains of production, from the unseen labor of overseas and domestic Asian workers to how the advertising of various products specifically employs or ignores Asian and Asian American bodies. This topic also encompasses the widespread consumption of goods and services identified as Asian or Asian American. These might include religious iconography, such as Mehndi and the Buddha, artistic traditions such as haiku, martial arts, or manga), or language and writing, such as Chinese writing in keychains, home decor, and body art. Consumption also can be thought of as a means of absorbing, reformulating, or challenging culture through various technologies: how images of Asians, from the yellow peril to the model minority have been circulated and consumed by a multi-racial America, and how one might control or resist the consumption of Asian America.

This is the first time AAAS will meet in New Orleans. Accordingly, we are interested in the ways in which New Orleans (and the Gulf Coast more broadly) has been the object of consumption post-Katrina, as well as the relative invisibility of Asian Americans in the public attention following the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. How might this conference steer us away from being unthinking consumers of New Orleans culture and instead engage us with the possibilities of critical activism?

*All paper and panel applicants must be members of AAAS in order to submit conerence proposals. AAAS membership number or confirmation of membership from JHUP will be required with all proposals.
**AV equipment will be available on request but on a limited, first-come-first-served basis due to budget restrictions. Please make your requests when sending in your proposals.

Jennifer Ho, Assistant Professor
Department of English & Comparative Literature
UNC Chapel Hill
Email: jho@email.unc.edu
Visit the website at http://www.aaastudies.org/

The Walter H. Judd International Graduate and Professional Fellowships, $2,000 each, are designed to support students enrolled in Master's and professional degree programs for study abroad. Two types of awards are available: 1. Research and 2. Internship/Study.

For details, visit:
http://www.international.umn.edu/funding/judd/

Deadline: Noon, Feb. 8, 2011

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