The IHRC offers fellowships for University of Minnesota graduate students and grants to scholars outside the Twin Cities to promote research in the Center's collections. Deadlines in 2009 are February 1, May 1 and November 1.
As a reminder, department nominations for graduate student fellowships for 2009-2010 are due February 1. Fellowships are available for students enrolled in the University of Minnesota Graduate School conducting research furthered by consulting materials in the Arab American, Estonian American and Latvian American collections at the IHRC. February 1 is the annual deadline for fellowship applications, and available funding is listed each fall on the IHRC website.
The IHRC also offers travel support to researchers consulting IHRC collections through the grants-in-aid program. These opportunities are supported by the ethnic studies funds and the Michael G. Karni Scholarship of the IHRC. Scholars must spend a minimum of one week in residence at the IHRC (two weeks for the Karni Scholarship). Funding is available to graduate students, faculty and independent scholars living outside of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Ethnic Studies grants support travel to the IHRC at any time between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. The deadline for ethnic applications for 2009-2010 is May 1, 2009.
Scholars applying for the Michael G. Karni Scholarship must use the award for travel from January 1 to December 31, 2010. The deadline for Karni Scholarship applications in November 1, 2009.
For more information about IHRC funding opportunities and the research collections, please visit the IHRC website. Updates will be posted throughout the year. For additional information or to apply, contact Haven Hawley, IHRC acting director and program director.