Fellowships and Funding Opportunities

Dissertation - Residential - Research/Travel Fellowships 2017-18

CSRPC Dissertation Fellowship -- application at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfqgz0L6P8xrGYT7ezgjbJMeptWs_M1t2ffQaZyV2Bweau9MQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Description: The goal of the fellowship is to enable an outstanding doctoral student interested in the study of race and ethnicity to devote his or her full energies to the completion of the dissertation. The fellowship carries a stipend of $23,000 for the academic year, a $1,000 travel and research budget, and will cover advanced residence tuition, fees, and basic university student health insurance, if needed. The successful applicant will be provided with office space at the Center. The fellow will be expected to be in residence during the award year, present his or her work at one of the Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop meetings and to actively participate in the workshop and other activities sponsored by the Race Center.

Eligibility: University of Chicago doctoral students who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. but the dissertation, including formal admission to candidacy, and expect to complete all field work by September 1, 2017 are eligible to apply. Any dissertation that has as its central focus issues related to race or racialized groups will be considered. Special consideration will be given to projects that attend to the intersection of race or ethnicity with other identities such as gender, class, sexuality, and nationality.

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CSRPC - CSGS Joint Dissertation Fellowship -- application at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSexwu8Qfq_6Zl4Dj1vH9QoSx0RlcTiutQEc9Birllg8gW3lLA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Description: The goal of the fellowship is to enable an outstanding doctoral student interested in the intersection of race/ethnicity and gender/sexuality to devote his or her full energies to the completion of the dissertation. The fellowship carries a stipend of $23,000 for the academic year, a $1,000 travel and research budget, and will cover advanced residence tuition, fees, and basic university student health insurance, if needed. The successful applicant will be provided with office space at the Center. The fellow will be expected to be in residence during the award year, present his or her work at one of the Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop meetings and to actively participate in the workshop and other activities sponsored by the Race Center.

Eligibility: University of Chicago doctoral students who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. but the dissertation, including formal admission to candidacy, and expect to complete all field work by September 1, 2017 are eligible to apply. Any dissertation that has as its central focus issues related to race or racialized groups and gender or sexuality will be considered.

Award: The successful candidates will receive a stipend of $23,000 for the academic year 2017-2018, along with a research fund of up to $1,000. Tuition, student fees, and basic health insurance under will be covered by the award. The recipient of this fellowship will also be given a shared office at the Centers for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture and Gender and Sexuality from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017. The recipient of the fellowship is expected generally to participate in the intellectual life of the two centers.

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CSRPC Residential Fellowships -- application at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQgu7iX8HEg_GMFi-BdDMsyzQFYbBPomEL6h-MHLJf_-gt2A/viewform?usp=sf_link

Eligibility: University of Chicago Ph.D. candidates from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. This fellowship provides a research fund of $1,000 along with shared office space at the Center. Recipients of the fellowship are expected to be in residence during the award year, to actively participate in the Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop and other activities sponsored by the Race Center during the 2017-18 academic year, and to acknowledge the support of CSRPC in the dissertation and/or any research publications that may result from this fellowship.

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CSRPC Graduate Research and Travel Grants -- application at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScMqZGjBflNtWX1hG1zMBeJHNk4ten5aJO8ws0RnTObDBLoIQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Description: The goal of the grant is to support the research efforts of outstanding graduate students interested in the study of race and ethnicity. The grant may only be used for expenses associated with a clearly defined research project. Activities that will be considered for funding include, but are not limited to, travel-related expenses (transportation and lodging) associated with field or primary archival research, transcription costs, duplication services, or the acquisition of data sets for quantitative analysis. Preference will be given to dissertation-related research, however, other projects will also be considered. Grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded to successful candidates. These grants may be used to supplement other small grants, but cannot be combined to yield support of more than $5,000. The receipt of other research funds must be reported to the Center and, if necessary, Center support may be reduced accordingly. The funds will be available for distribution after July 1, 2017. Travel must be completed and all research- and travel-related receipts submitted by May 15, 2018.

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The CSRPC Travel-Research Grant Guide can be seen here.