Archive for August, 2013

SEPT 16 Information Session: 2014 Archer Graduate Program

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Summer 2014 Archer Graduate Program in Washington, DC for UT Arlington students interested in public policy. The Archer Center in Washington, named for retired Congressman and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Archer of Texas, has for more than ten years sponsored a Washington semester program for undergraduates which ...

Oct. 1 Deadline: If interested in career in higher ed, contact me for a nomination to this Award.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award Deadline for receipt of materials: October 1, 2013 The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education; who demonstrate a commitment to developing academic and civic responsibility in themselves and others; and whose work ...

2013-14 ACLS Fellowship Competitions – All CoLA Graduate Students

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Greetings from the American Council of Learned Societies! ACLS is pleased to announce that the 2013-14 ACLS fellowship competitions are now open. ACLS offers 13 fellowship programs that promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all stages ...

Deadline October 4, 2013: Spencer Dissertation Fellowship

Monday, August 19th, 2013

These $25,000 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. www.naeducation.org/NAED_080200.html

October 1st Deadline – Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies Scholars Program

Monday, August 19th, 2013

The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences. www.wcfia.harvard.edu/academy/academy_scholars_program.html

“On the Art of Writing Proposals: Some Candid Suggestions for Applicants to Social Science Research Council Competitions”

Monday, August 19th, 2013

This guide, written by two social scientists, concentrates specifically on suggestions to effectively writing a Liberal Arts proposal for highly competitive research / funding competitions. ArtofWritingProposalsForSocialScience