Archive for October, 2010

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowship Program

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowship Program.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Early Career Fellowship Program provides support for young scholars to complete their dissertation and, later, to advance their research after being awarded the Ph.D. This program awards fellowships in two categories: Dissertation Completion Fellowships and Recent Doctoral Recipients Fellowships. A grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports this program.

PSC-CUNY Research Award Program (for CUNY faculty)

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

PSC-CUNY Research Award Program

The Professional Staff Congress-City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) Research Award Program was established as a major vehicle for the University’s encouragement and support of faculty research and leverage external funding. It seeks to enhance the University’s role as a research institution, further the professional growth and development of its faculty, and provide support for both the established and the younger scholar. Awards are distributed by the University Committee on Research Awards, a faculty committee, and administered by the Research Foundation of CUNY. Preference is given to junior faculty in the allocation of funds.

The online application system is available for the 42nd Cycle Awards.

See PSC-CUNY Grants Proposal System

FOR CUNY FACULTY Please read the guidelines before applying for an award:

http://www.rfcuny.org/rfwebsite/research/content.aspx?catID=1190

Internships and Scholarships Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Note from the Director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

(Visit their website for additional scholarship and internship opportunities.)

Dear Students,

This message is to inform you that our 2011 Applications are now available online at www.chci.org <http://www.chci.org/> .  Please pass on to your networks.

The nationally acclaimed Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute will begin its second Spring Congressional Internship Program in February 2011.

All program participants will receive 12 week work experience on Capitol Hill and great benefits:

·       Free roundtrip travel to Washington, DC

·       Monthly metro stipends

·       Housing (all expenses paid by CHCI)

·       Stipend of $3,750 for the 12 weeks in DC

This unmatched experience to learn first-hand about our nation’s legislative processes is for college undergraduates enrolled full time in an academic institution. Students of ALL majors that have an interest in the development of public policy and who have demonstrated leadership abilities should apply.

Undergraduate Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors (Graduating in May or December 2011) are encouraged to apply!

2010 Spring Internship Program Application Deadline: November 5, 2010

To learn more about the program, eligibility requirements, and how to possibly get credit for the internship please visithttp://www.chci.org/internships/

Please do not hesitate to contact me directly with any questions or concerns.  I am here to assist you with your application.  I want to make sure you are all eligible to apply to our Spring Internship Program with a completed and submitted application.

Please know that you can apply to more than one of CHCI’s amazing programs.

Thank you and I look forward to assisting you complete your application.

Reynaldo Decerega

Director of Programs

CHCI

911 2nd Street N.E.

Washington, DC 20002

Phone: 202 543 1771

Latino Faculty Initiative at the City University of New York

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Chancellor Goldstein established the CUNY Latino Faculty Initiative to redouble CUNY’s outreach and recruitment efforts within the Latino community in higher education. Currently headed by Dr. Arlene Torres, the project has two primary objectives: (1) to undertake outreach and recruitment activities to attract outstanding candidates for faculty positions in all disciplines at CUNY, and (2) to work with CUNY colleges to connect highly qualified candidates to positions open within the CUNY system.

Contact Information:

CUNY Latino Faculty Initiative
Hunter College
Centro – East Building 1406
695 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10065
arlene.torres@hunter.cuny.edu


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