Archive for the ‘Scholarships and Grants’ Category

Center for Puerto Rican Studies Research Proposal Fellowships for Fall 2011

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Application deadline for Fall 2011 Awards: June 30, 2011 Announcement of Decision: August 1, 2011 Start of Appointment: September 6, 2011
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) seeks research proposals for fellowships in Puerto Rican studies. Centro will provide limited funding on competitive bases for the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States.
Centro is a research center dedicated to the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. Centro is the world’s only repository of archival and library materials dedicated exclusively to the Puerto Rican Diaspora. Centro is committed to facilitating research projects useful to those in community organizations, public policy, and academia.

Refer to attached pdf link for additional information

CUNY Pipeline Program to Enhance the Professoriate

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

The CUNY Pipeline Program is designed to provide educational and financial support to underrepresented CUNY undergraduates interested in pursuing the Ph.D. in preparation for college-level teaching and advanced research in any discipline except law and medicine. The CUNY Pipeline Program seeks to recruit students from groups currently underrepresented in our nation’s universities.

The CUNY Pipeline Program provides orientation to the academic profession through a six week summer research institute at The Graduate Center and research projects conducted with doctoral faculty. In the summer institute fellows: take a 4-credit research seminar that orients them to academia, participate in workshops on applying to graduate school, and attend workshops in preparation for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Fellows report on their research project at the annual CUNY Pipeline Conference held at The Graduate Center and submit a written senior thesis at the end of the academic year.

Financial Support
CUNY Pipeline Fellows receive $1,500 as a summer stipend, $750 to cover graduate school application fees; $750 for participation in the annual conference; reimbursement of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) fee and another $850 for completion of the senior thesis. A transitional allowance of $1,000 is awarded to students who accept admission into a PhD program.

Eligibility Requirements
An interest in pursuing a career in college teaching and research.
Minimum GPA of 3.2.
Students must be scheduled to graduate in Spring of their senior year
Lower Junior enrolled in one of CUNY’s senior colleges who have earned at least 80 credits by the spring of the junior year.
U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Must be a full time registered student in one of the CUNY senior colleges.
Application Deadline Monday, March 7, 2011

The CUNY Science Undergraduate Research Program – Student Research – CUNY

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

The CUNY Science Undergraduate Research Program – Student Research – CUNY.

The City University of New York’s 2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Program invites applications from talented undergraduates interested in research careers in the sciences or engineering.

The ten-week program runs from June 6 – August 12, 2011. All undergraduates completing their sophomore or junior year may apply. The program offers a practical research experience and is open to students interested in key research areas in the biological, physical and chemical sciences and in engineering. These areas may include energy technologies, nanoscience, photonics, environmental science, neuroscience, and structural biology among others. In accordance with their expressed scientific interests, successful applicants will be matched with a faculty mentor at one of the CUNY senior colleges.

Benefits include a stipend of $3,500 (taxable) and a monthly New York City Transit Metro Card.

The application deadline is March 1, 2011.

CHCI Fellowships – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

CHCI Fellowships – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.


Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

The University Affirmative Action Committee and the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources Management established the Diversity Projects Development Fund to support scholarly research projects and other educational activities for or about populations that are traditionally under-represented within higher education. The purpose of the Fund is to assist in the development of educational projects, scholarly research, creative endeavors, and professional activities which promote diversity, multiculturalism, and non-discrimination on the basis of the following categories: race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, alienage or citizenship, veteran or marital status. Projects/activities will be considered which explore non-discrimination and the condition of the protected classes, for The City University of New York, including Italian-Americans.

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