Marcus Garvey Foundation Research Fellowship

Hi folks,

info about fellowship to support the research in the fields of Africa and African diaspora. Deadline is March 16. XxN

This fellowship, named in honor of the Marcus Garvey Foundation, 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.

APPLYING FOR THE FELLOWSHIPS:

***All applications & attachments must be received by March 16, 2012***
Decisions will be announced on May 4, 2012

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 (C.V.)

* One recommendation from an advising professor

All application materials (and recommendations sent directly from advising
professors) must be submitted as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments by
midnight on the deadline of March 16, 2012 to:
GarveyFoundation(at)gmail(dot)com

For more information, please contact us at:
GarveyFoundation(at)gmail(dot)com, or at:

Marcus Garvey Foundation
P.O. Box 42379
Philadelphia, PA 19101



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