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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 – Friday, June 1, 2018
11:00 am.. – 3:00 p.m.
CUNY Graduate Center, room 3317
A Writing Meetup
Writing over summer break? Working on your dissertation, class assignments, job materials, conference presentations, or other writing?
Launch your summer writing with our Write Now writing sessions!
Come write alongside other GC students—we provide the space and coffee; you bring your work. We’ll be offering Write Now sessions on four days, four hours per day: Tuesday, May 29, through Friday, June 1, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. each day. Pop in and out as you desire! A Graduate Writing Consultant will be on call for any questions you have about your work. Optional writing strategies, goal-setting, and group check-ins will be available for those interested.
This event is co-sponsored by the Futures Initiative.
If planning to attend the event, please register using our 2017-18 Event Registration Form.
Deadline June 19 | USS Scholarships (Ernesto Malave Merit & Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarships)
The University Student Senate (USS) is pleased to announce their Ernesto Malave Merit, Graduate Peer Mentoring, and Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarships competition.
One Ernesto Malave Merit Scholarship of $1500.00 will be awarded to a Graduate Center student in good academic standing with a 3.5 GPA and above demonstrating outstanding academic and leadership performance under extraordinary circumstances.
The Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Awards are for Graduate Center students with a disability and / or international students that have at least a 2.5 GPA. One Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Award of $1000.00 shall be awarded to a student with a disability and one to an international student. These scholarships recognizes international students and students with disabilities who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and enthusiastic leadership and service under extraordinary circumstances. (more…)
The 2018 call for the Fulbright-Hays/DDRA grant was just announced in the federal register.
The Graduate Center’s internal deadline will be Friday, June 15, by 4:00 p.m. in order to allow for proper review of applications prior to the U.S. Department of Education’s transmittal deadline of July 2. No extensions to this deadline will be possible.
Students who plan to apply should contact the Rachel Sponzo in the Provost’s Office (email@example.com) as soon as possible for additional information.
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Job Title: Evidence to Action InternBand/Level/Grade: InternDepartment: Research, Evaluation, and Learning UnitLocation: New York, NYOvertime Eligible (per local law): N/A
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education and power. Given the disparity faced by women and girls, we specifically seek to narrow inequalities in the outcomes we seek, and to ensure that women and girls achieve equally to men and boys. (more…)
The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies of the CUNY Graduate Center is looking to fill TWO fellowship positions for Fall 2018, with the possibility of renewal pending funding and successful completion of assignments. Each fellow must be enrolled full-time as a doctoral student at the Graduate Center, CUNY.
Each position pays a stipend of $5,000 for the academic semester. Please indicate position of interest in your application packet: (more…)
YAI Network Fellowship 2018
The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2018 YAI Fellowship. In collaboration with the CLACLS, the YAI will award a grant to support a $1,000 fellowship for one Ph.D. student at the Graduate Center, CUNY.
YAI supports people of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities in achieving the fullest life possible by creating new opportunities for living, loving, working, and learning. YAI is a network of agencies with programs that empower and enhance the lives of thousands of people we support and their families.
The competition is open to students at the Graduate Center who:
– Are enrolled full-time in a doctoral program, AND
– Are conducting individual research related to Latinos with intellectual or developmental disabilities, OR
– Are conducting individual research related to Latinos and health (broadly defined)
All applications must be submitted as ONE SINGLE DOCUMENT (Word or PDF) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “[LAST NAME] 2018 YAI Fellowship Application.” Application materials must be organized as follows:
- 1. A single cover page stating the applicant’s full name, email address, home address, GC program, and field of study.
- 2. A one-page description of the research project, including research question, methodology, and research objective (12pt font, Times New Roman, 1” Margins, Single Spaced). If the current project is part of a group, you must demonstrate that your doctoral research will be on Latino communities as defined in the above criteria.
- 3. Curriculum Vitae (no more than two pages)
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
Monday, April 30, 2018, 5PM Friday, May 4, 2018, 5PM
Decisions will go out May 7th, 2018. For more information, contact CLACLS at 212.817.8438
The grant will be awarded on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at the YAI Latino Conference to be held at the Graduate Center. The recipient of the award must be present on the day of the conference for the award ceremony.
Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, 5419
New York, NY 10016
The Decorative Arts Trust is accepting applications for our 2018 Summer Research Grants. Each year the Trust awards at least five research grants to graduate students working on a Master’s thesis or PhD dissertation in a fields related to the decorative arts. Grants range from $500-$1,000. More information, as well as descriptions of past grant projects, can be found on our website[decorativeartstrust.org].
In partnership with other organizations the Trust also offers grants for topics with a particular focus:
- Marie Zimmermann Grant: Sponsored by the Marie & John Zimmermann Fund, these grants are allocated to projects that focus on late-19th and 20th-century topics.
- DARTS Grant: Sponsored by the Decorative Arts Society of Orange County, these grants are allocated for students pursuing a topic based on objects, collections, crafts, or designers located on the West Coast or students enrolled at a West Coast based graduate program
Applications can be submitted electronically[decorativeartstrust.org] through the Trust website, or downloaded as a PDF[decorativeartstrust.org] and sent by post to The Decorative Arts Trust, 20 South Olive Street, Suite 204, Media, PA 19063, or emailed to email@example.com. Applications must be received no later than April 30, 2018. Please contact Trust Programming & Communications Coordinator Christian Roden with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 610-627-4970.
Founded in 1977, the Decorative Arts Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and fostering of the appreciation and study of the decorative arts through programming, collaborations and partnerships with museums and preservation organizations, and the underwriting of internships, scholarships, and research grants for graduate students and young professionals.
2019-2020 IIE Fulbright Grants for Graduate Research Abroad
Campus Deadline: Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 5pm
The 2019-20 Institute for International Education (IIE) Fulbright Grant competition is now open, application materials and guidelines are available on-line at http://www.us.fulbrightonline.org.
The application must be completed online and the website provides full guidelines, instructions, and country-specific information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship and proficiency in the host country language.
The Graduate Center deadline for students to submit IIE Fulbright applications (including transcripts and reference letters) is Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 5:00pm. This date enables the Graduate Center to transmit evaluated applications to IIE by the early October deadline. No applications will be accepted after September 5. Students who have submitted a complete application by September 5 will be asked to attend an interview with a GC Campus Evaluation Committee in late September.
In preparing your application you are encouraged to work with your faculty adviser. The Graduate Center’s Fulbright Program Adviser, Rachel Sponzo, can be reached by email, email@example.com, or by phone, 212-817-7282. Please note that the Fulbright application is entirely online and all references and language evaluations must be submitted electronically. Transcripts and letters of affiliation must be scanned and uploaded electronically.
Guidance and information webinars are organized by IIE thought-out the spring and summer. The schedule and additional information can be found on the IIE website under Fulbright Events.
If you are thinking of applying, please contact Rachel Sponzo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-817-7282 for additional information.
The Freshkills Park Team is working to transform the 2,200-acre Fresh Kills Landfill on the Arthur Kill waterfront of Staten Island into a new public park over the next 25 years. The ongoing development of Freshkills Park is one of the most ambitious public works projects in the history of New York City, using state of the art ecological restoration techniques in an extraordinary setting for recreation, public art, and environmental education.
The Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research at the Center for the Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center expands the diverse ways that the public humanities function in public life and as a public good. Made possible by the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this initiative brings together over 40 faculty, students, and–uniquely–civic, cultural, and community partners to create and circulate research through public projects, engaged scholarship, and interdisciplinary activities at CUNY and throughout New York City. (more…)