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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).

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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…)

Fellowships at The Met – Applications Now Open!

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history,
archaeology, conservation and related sciences, as well as from scholars in other
disciplines whose projects are interdisciplinary in nature and relate to objects in The Met’s
collection. The tremendous diversity of fellows’ projects reflects the historic and
geographic diversity of the Museum’s collection. The community of fellows becomes
immersed in the intellectual life of the Museum and takes part in a robust program of
colloquia, roundtable seminars, research-sharing workshops, behind-the-scenes tours of
exhibitions, conversations with Museum staff, and visits to the curatorial and conservation
departments. Fellows form long-lasting professional relationships as they discuss research
questions, look closely at objects, and share the experience of living in New York City.

Applications are open now for 2018–2019 Fellowships. Please visit
http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/fellowships for more information.

Deadlines for all application materials (including letters of recommendation):

Art History Fellowships – November 3, 2017
Museum Education and Public Practice Fellowship – November 3, 2017
Curatorial Research Fellowships – November 3, 2017
Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowships – November 3, 2017
Leonard A. Lauder Fellowships in Modern Art – November 3, 2017
Conservation and Scientific Research Fellowships – December 1, 2017

Dissertation Fellowships Available – Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship and Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

The Woodrow Wilson Foundation has been proud to support more than 22,000 Fellows who collectively have an impressive record of scholarship, teaching, service, and public influence. Among them is a select group whose work advances the disciplines in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. The Foundation’s offerings in these areas are designed to encourage promising scholars early in their career, helping them to complete their dissertation writing.

We hope that you will give your students the opportunity to join this impressive network by sharing the following information about the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation’s 2018 doctoral dissertation fellowships: (more…)

DSC Grants: First Deadline Sept. 15 (11:59 PM)!

Dear Students of the Graduate Center,

The 2017-18 DSC Grants award period is open! The first deadline will be September 15 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. The maximum grant award amount is $700.

Examples of previously awarded grants from 2016-17 include:

  • Qualitative Data Analysis Software Workshop: ATLAS.ti
  • Hermanas en Ruedas (Sisters on Wheels) Documentary Screening and Discussion
  • Fictions of History: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory
  • Social Value in Non-Social Philosophy & Other Topics: CUNY GC Philosophy Graduate Conference

For more information, please see here: http://cunydsc.org/grants/.

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

October 20, 2017

November 17, 2017

January 19, 2018

March 16, 2018

For questions about eligibility, please contact the Officer for Funding at funding@cunydsc.org.

Call For Applicants – Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs, Deadline Dec. 2017

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is accepting applications for the 2018 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching. Full eligibility information and online applications are available on our website[pull.xmr3.com].

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.  (more…)

Visiting Senior Fellowship Program, 2018–2019

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each visiting senior fellow is provided with a study. In addition, visiting senior fellows who relocate to Washington are provided with housing in apartments near the Gallery, subject to availability. Visiting senior fellows have access to the notable resources represented by the art collections, the library, and the image collections of the National Gallery of Art, as well as to the Library of Congress and other specialized research libraries and collections in the Washington area. (more…)

Due Oct 15 | Senior Fellowship Program, 2018–2019

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for senior fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each senior fellow is provided with a study. In addition, senior fellows who relocate to Washington are provided with housing in apartments near the Gallery, subject to availability. Senior fellows have access to the notable resources represented by the art collections, the library, and the image collections of the National Gallery of Art, as well as to the Library of Congress and other specialized research libraries and collections in the Washington area.

One Paul Mellon Fellowship and four to six Ailsa Mellon Bruce, Samuel H. Kress, and William C. Seitz Senior Fellowships will be awarded for the academic year, early fall to spring. Applications for a single academic term are also considered. (more…)

Due Oct 15 | Applications for A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2018–2020

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts offers one postdoctoral fellowship biennially for two consecutive academic years. The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will reside in Washington. During the first year the fellow will carry out research and writing for publication. The fellow will also design and direct an intensive weeklong seminar for the seven predoctoral fellows at the Center, focusing on a topic related to the applicant’s field of interest and with a special emphasis on methodological issues. In the second academic year, while continuing research and writing in residence, the A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to teach one course (advanced undergraduate or graduate) by arrangement at a neighboring university. The fellow will also direct an intensive week-long seminar for the seven predoctoral fellows in residence, which can be a repeat or revision of the one designed and directed in the first academic year. (more…)

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