Faculty Nominated Awards

Faculty Nominated Awards

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- THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS IN ECONOMIC STUDIES. Purpose: Resident fellowships for policy-oriented predoctoral research in economic studies. Requirements: Nominated by a graduate department not later than December. Contact: The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington D.C. 20036.

- H.B. EARHART FELLOWSHIPS. Purpose: to assist individuals through graduate study in optimum time to embark upon careers in college or university teaching or in research. Contact: Earhart Foundation, 2200 Green Rd., Suite H, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.

- MELLON FELLOWSHIPS IN THE HUMANITIES- The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Purpose: To support exceptionally promising students who are beginning graduate work in preparation for careers of humanistic teaching and scholarship. Requirements: U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Awards: Deadline: November. Contact: Committee Chairperson, (312) 702-8224.

- THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF). Offers approximately 10 grants to African nationals to conduct multi- year monitoring studies of integrated conservation and development projects in Africa. This is a special program for FY 1993 ONLY, and is open only to African nationals enrolled at U.S. institutions. Proposals must be submitted on behalf of the student by her/his faculty advisor, as the principal investigator. The program deadline is March 1, 1993. Contact: Dr. Frances Li, Division of International Programs, NSF 1800 G Street, V501 Washington, D.C. 20550 (202) 653-5361.

- RICHARD D. IRWIN DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS. Purpose: To help in the development of qualified teachers in the areas of business and economics to complete their dissertations. Requirements: Candidates must have completed all work in connection with doctoral degree except writing the dissertation and passing final orals. Awards: A candidate must be nominated by the Deans of Schools of Business. $2000-$2500. Deadline: February. Contact: Richard D. Irwin Foundation, 1818 Ridge Road, Homewood, Illinois 60430.

- THE WOODROW WILSON WOMEN'S STUDIES GRANT FOR DOCTORAL CANDIDATES- The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Purpose: To support research about women, the evolution of women's role in society. Requirements: Candidates must have completed all predissertation requirements at graduate school in U.S. Applications must be endorsed by the dissertation director and graduate dean. Awards: Average stipend is $1000. Contact: The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Dept. WS, P.O. Box 642, Princeton, NJ. 08542.

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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