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IHRC Grants ,Aid Program ,University of Minnesota ,USA

The Immigration History Research Center offers Grants in Aid Program at  University of Minnesota in USA. US and International Students can  apply for this scholarship. This scholarship is available for pursuing  graduate students, post-doctoral degree.

Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the  university of minnesota. Course  Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing graduate  students, post-doctoral degree. Scholarship  Provider: The Immigration History Research Center Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Graduate students, post-doctoral scholars,  faculty, and independent scholars, in the U.S. or internationally, who live more  than a day’s drive from the Twin Cities and who need to do research in the IHRC  collections.

Scholarship Open for International Students: US  and International Students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Immigration History  Research Center (IHRC) offers Grants In Aid  awards of up to $500 to assist  graduate students, independent and other scholars traveling to conduct research  for at least one week (five research days) at the IHRC. The deadline for  applications for 2013-2014 awards is June 1, 2013. Post-doctoral scholars  are also eligible to apply for additional funding for a maximum award of $1,000.  The post-doctoral Grant In Aid supports a two-week residency (ten research days)  while conducting research in the Center’s collections. Those applying for the  post-doctoral Grant In Aid must clearly indicate their qualifications for the  award in a letter of application. The deadline for post-doctoral Grants in  Aid also is June 1, 2013.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Awards for 2013-2014 are  available for travel to the IHRC for research in any IHRC collection and must be  used between August 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014. In planning a visit, note  that the Immigration History Research Center will be closed the last week of  December. Awards may be made for up to $500 to assist with travel and  research-related expenses associated with a research residency at the IHRC of  not less than one week  (5 research days).  Post-doctoral scholars may  seek and be awarded an additional amount of up to $500 (to total a maximum award  of up to $1,000) to assist with travel and research-related expenses associated  with a research residency at the IHRC of not less than two weeks (10 research  days). Applications requesting less than $500 (or $1,000) will receive equal  consideration.

Selection criteria: -Demonstrated connection between  research needs and specific collections at the IHRC -Language proficiency  (for projects requiring sources in languages other than English) -Preference  for newer scholars (and graduate students), international scholars, and the use  of the following collections: Czech/Slovak, Estonian, Finnish, Greek,  Italian, Latvian, Polish, and Refugee-Related Materials.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by  electronically. -Application letter of no more than two pages with estimated  dates of residency, description of research project and collections to be  consulted, and estimated budget. If applying for a post-doctoral award of up to  $1,000, state intention and include qualifications. -Current curriculum  vitae -Names and contact information (including email) for two  references

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is June 1,  2013.

Further  Official Scholarship Information and Application