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Ford Foundation Fellowships

Monday, August 29th, 2011

FORD FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS
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. (Click on Heading to enter Ford site.)

CUNY Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program at CENTRO

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

CENTER FOR PUERTO RICAN STUDIES
HISTORICAL PRESERVATION and RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
FALL and SPRING 2011-2012

Research Partnership Awards

Fall Application Deadline: 16 Sept. 2011 Spring Application Deadline: 15 Dec. 2011
Fall Announcement: 07 Oct. 2011 Spring Announcement: 16 Jan. 2012
Fall Projects Starting: 17 Oct. 2011 Spring Projects Starting: 6 Feb. 2012
Fall Projects Ending: 15 Dec. 2011 Spring Projects Ending: 15 Jun. 2012

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) seeks partners to collect archival material, conduct research, and disseminate new knowledge about the history of Puerto Rican individuals and communities in the United States.

Centro is providing limited funding on a competitive basis to awardees for initiating partnership projects that develop and collect data, and/or analyze existing or new materials. All projects are expected to result in any one of the following products: publication in a peer‐reviewed journal; as a chapter in a book under contract; as a presentation in an appropriate professional association and/or at a conference; as the subject of a discussion panel; as an original exhibition; or as an event proposal for Centro’s events program.

The City College of New York :: Photography Exhibit New Perspectives: Dominican Republic

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

The City College of New York :: Photography Exhibit New Perspectives: Dominican Republic.

OPENING RECEPTION RE-SCHEDULED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER — NEW DATE: SEPTEMBER 13.

ABOUT NEW PERSPECTIVES: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

New Perspectives: Dominican Republic highlights a selection of 56 aerial images that show the country as it has never been seen before. The exhibit features an array of original aerial photographs of landscapes, people and situations that go far beyond the typical images associated with the Dominican Republic and portrays the diversity and beauty the country emanates.

For more information:
Email: dsi@ccny.cuny.edu

info@newperspectivesdominicanrepublic.com

Tel.: 212-650-7496

ON VIEW
August 30 through October 31, 2011

OPENING RECEPTION
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
6:30 p.m.

The City College of New York

Amsterdam Plaza

(Amsterdam Avenue, between West 138th and 137th Streets)

Exhibit is free and open to the public

The opening reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public. Registration is required only for the opening reception:

http://new-perspectives-dominican-republic.eventbrite.com/

Graduate Student Fellows Program

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

http://www.aahhe.org/gradStudent.aspx

GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWS PROGRAM
Graduate Student Program | Schedule
2012 GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE FELLOWSHIPAnnouncement: The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), Inc. is now accepting applications for the AAHHE Graduate Student Fellows Program for the 2012 AAHHE National Conference. The conference will be held March 8-10, 2012, at the Hilton Costa Mesa Hotel, Costa Mesa, California. 

Fellowship Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:
– Hispanic, Latina/o and or Chicana/o Background; – Enrollment in full-time graduate study in a master’s or doctoral program; – Demonstration of academic potential through future career goals and past experiences; – Aspiration to enter the professoriate and/or student affairs in higher education.

The AAHHE Graduate Student Fellowship includes:

  • Conference registration fees
  • Special events
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Travel (funds available for students unable to secure additional support from their departments)

 

Fellowship recipients are expected to participate in the following:

  • Attend the entire conference (including special events sponsored by AAHHE)
  • Provide staffing support for AAHHE activities (interact with other AAHHE members)
  • Develop a Policy Brief (Memo) under the guidance of an AAHHE member
  • Discuss your research with AAHHE members (e.g., thesis/dissertation topic, forthcoming manuscript, fellowship application, proposal)

 

Application Procedures:
Applications are due by Friday, September 30, 2011.

Online application available here.
Click here for printer-friendly version.

If you would like more information, please contact Desiree Zerquera, Graduate Student Fellows Program Chair, via e-mail at dzerquer@indiana.edu.

 

Faculty Fellows Program

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
 

 

JUNIOR FACULTY FELLOWS PROGRAM

Faculty Fellows Program | Schedule
2012 FACULTY FELLOWSHIPAnnouncement: The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), Inc. is now accepting applications for the AAHHE Junior Faculty Fellows Program for the 2012 AAHHE National conference. The conference will be held August 8-10, 2012, at the Hilton Costa Mesa Hotel, Costa Mesa, California. Participation in the Faculty Fellows Program will begin on March 6, 2012 continue throughout the conference and end on March 10, 2012.

Fellowship Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:
– Hispanic, Latina/o and or Chicana/o Background; – Currently serving in year one, two, or three as an untenured, tenure-track faculty member; – Demonstrated ability to contribute to a defined area of scholarship; – Demonstrated ability to contribute to the enhancement of Latinas/os in higher education.

The AAHHE Junior Faculty Fellowship includes:

  • Conference registration fees
  • Special events
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Travel (funds available for students unable to secure additional support from their departments)

 

Fellowship recipients are expected to participate in the following:

  • Attend the entire conference (including special events sponsored by AAHHE)
  • Provide staffing support for AAHHE activities (interact with other AAHHE members)
  • Provide an unpublished manuscript for review by a senior faculty member
  • participate in all Faculty Fellows activities

 

Application Procedures:
Applications are due by Friday, September 30, 2011.

http://www.aahhe.org/facfellowprog.aspx


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