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AAUW Accepting Applications for International Fellows

The American Association of University Women is accepting applications for its International Fellowships.

Through the annual program, fellowships of up to $30,000 are awarded to women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. In addition, a limited number of awards are available for study outside the United States (excluding an applicant’s home country) for women who are members of Graduate Women International. Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.

Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by September 30, 2017, and have applied to their proposed institution of study by the time of the application. Up to five International Master’s/First Professional Degree Fellowships are renewable for a second year.

See the AAUW website for complete program guidelines, an FAQ, information about previous fellows, and application instructions.




Oct 31 | Deadline for Preliminary Request for Funding

The procedures for the submission of student requests for Conference Presentation Support funds are the same as last semester. In order for all eligible students to apply for this funding, students must submit an on-line Preliminary Request for Funding which includes their basic conference & travel information. Online submissions start today, October 17, 2017.  The submission deadline is October 31,

Reminder: For all academically-related international travel, students must follow the CUNY International Travel Guidelines, in particular, the section on mandatory procedures for “CUNY-affiliated Independent Academic Travel.”  Further details are below.

The link to the Preliminary Request for Funding is:



DSC Grants: Second Deadline October 20 at 11:59 PM!

Dear Students,

Apply for a DSC Grant! The upcoming deadline is October 20 at 11:59 PM. Any
current doctoral or master’s student at the Graduate Center CUNY seeking
funds for organizing conferences or events that could benefit fellow
students are encouraged to apply.
For more information, please see here: http://cunydsc.org/grants/.

If you have already received this announcement, please accept our apologies
for cross-posting. We hope that you might communicate this information
about the DSC funding opportunities to fellow students in your programs.

If you miss the October 20 deadline, fear not, as additional deadlines are
as follows:

November 17, 2017
January 19, 2018
March 16, 2018

For questions about eligibility, please contact the Officer for Funding at
Doctoral Students’ Council | Robert E. Gilleece Student Center | Room 5495
The Graduate Center, CUNY | 365 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY 10016-4309


Job Posting (Tenure-track Assistant Professor of African-American Studies and/or the African diaspora

The Department of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst announces a search for a tenure-track assistant professor of African-American Studies and/or the African diaspora.

For further details about the position and application instructions please visit:


The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.


Deadline Jan 17 | 2018-19 Graduate Center Dissertation Fellowship Competition

Dear Level III Graduate Center Students:

The Graduate Center Dissertation Fellowship Competition deadline is Wednesday, January 17, 2018, by 12:00 noon.  Attached are the complete application instructions and materials (including award descriptions).  For your convenience, the application cover sheet is also attached separately in word and pdf format.

2018-19 GC Dissertation Fellowship Application Eligbility, Guidelines, and Instructions

2018-19 GC Dissertation Fellowship Application Cover Sheet

2018-19 GC Dissertation Fellowship Application Cover Sheet

The Dissertation Fellowship Competition is open to level III Graduate Center doctoral students in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences (with the exception of Audiology and Nursing).

Applicants must complete a brief portion of the application via student web and then email their completed application (cover sheet, proposal, bibliography, cv, transcript) as a single PDF or Word document to fellowshipapps@gc.cuny.edu.  A letter of reference must be provided by the applicant’s adviser. Reference letters should be emailed by faculty members to the same email address by January 17.  Students must submit materials using their Graduate Center email address. (more…)

Fall TLC Funding Opportunities: Focused Inquiry Groups and the Open Teaching Initiative

The Teaching and Learning Center is pleased to announce that two new Focused Inquiry Groups (FIGs) — “Adapting Museum Pedagogy for the CUNY Classroom” and “Environmental Interdisciplinarity: Water Justice” are accepting applications from Graduate Center students. Click through the link above for a full description of the FIGs and application requirements.

We are also accepting applications for participants in this semester’s “Open Teaching Initiative: Classroom Visit Exchange.”

Applications for each of the above programs are due on October 20th. Selected participants will receive a stipend.

Deadline Jan 8 | 2018-2019 Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship Application

The Graduate Center’s internal deadline is Monday, January 8, 2018, 12noon.  Students who wish to be considered must submit a completed application (along with supporting materials) to Rachel Sponzo in the Office of the Provost (Room 8113).  Students should submit the application and supporting documents in hard copy (single-sided, no staples), along with sealed copies of reference letters and transcripts.  The applications will be reviewed by the Graduate Center to determine which three will be forwarded to the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund for the national competition.

Below are the general guidelines. Attached is the complete application.

DZL Application checklist for Student DZL Printed Application

DZL Printed Application

If you have questions, please contact Rachel Sponzo (rsponzo@gc.cuny.edu).


Deadline Oct 20 | Call for Proposals: Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants 2017-2018

Deadline: 5:00 PM on Thursday, October 20, 2017

The Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants, a GC Digital Initiatives program supported by the Provosts Office, provide financial support to doctoral students at the CUNY Graduate Center as they design and develop digital research projects that make a clear contribution to the GC’s digital research culture. Since 2012, the Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants have supported a range of inventive projects across the disciplines, including: an online, open-access, crowdsourced database of mentor relationships within the field of writing studies; an app to support street medics and promote health and safety among activist communities; and a computational analysis of Cold War diplomatic history.

This year, three types of Provost Digital Innovation Grants will be available: Training Grants, Start-Up Grants, and Implementation Grants. Award recipients will be expected to have participated in all events for Training Grants, and to have completed all work on project activities for Start-Up and Implementation Grants by the end of the Spring 2018 semester. (more…)

Deadline Oct 9 | Teaching and Learning Center Grants, 2017-2018

RFP: TLC Grants, 2017-2018

The Teaching and Learning Center is pleased to open the application process for 2017-2018 Teaching and Learning Center Grants. This program supports doctoral and masters students at the CUNY Graduate Center as they develop, plan, implement, and reflect upon creative approaches to teaching and learning. The goal of this program is to foster experimentation in the classroom, and to contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning at the City University of New York and beyond. (more…)

Part-time Jobs at Big Onion Walking Tours

Big Onion Walking Tours (www.bigonion.com[bigonion.com]) is seeking qualified graduate students who are interested in leading walks focusing on the vibrant social, cultural, and political history of Manhattan & Brooklyn. Big Onion is designed to offer flexible, year-round, part-time work for graduate students that can operate around academic commitments.   (more…)

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