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Marcus Garvey Foundation Research Fellowships

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Marcus Garvey Foundation announces the following Research Fellowships:

Marcus Garvey Foundation Research Fellowship:

This fellowship  named in honor of the Marcus Garvey Foundation  looks to support doctoral candidates doing primary research in the humanities and social sciences on topics related to Africa and the African diaspora.  Those doctoral candidates using archival collections and/or conducting oral histories are especially encouraged to apply. Research fellows receive grants of $500 to help defray research expenses.

Jean Harvey Slappy Research Fellowship:

This fellowship  named in honor of Jean Harvey Slappy, a long-time board member of the Marcus Garvey Foundation  looks to support doctoral candidates working on aspects of the history of the U.N.I.A. (Universal Negro Improvement Association), the A.C.L. (African Communities League), and/or Marcus Garvey‘s organizational activities, and who wish to use the recently deposited papers of Thomas W. Harvey, located at Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.  Research fellows receive grants of $500 to help defray expenses associated with travel to and use of the archival collection.

APPLYING FOR THE FELLOWSHIPS:
All applications & attachments must be received by March 17, 2010
Decisions will be announced on May 1, 2010

While proposals are welcome on a wide variety of research topics (and in a wide variety of disciplines), proposals will be evaluated based on their relevance to key questions in the field of African and African Diaspora Studies and on the basis of their unique contribution to scholarship.

Required application materials:

  • A 2-page summary of the larger research project
  • A 1-page description of the specific project with a line-item budget (for up to $500.00) and timeline for the specific research to be carried out with the grant.
  • CV (no longer than 2 pages)
  • One recommendation from an advising Professor

For more information: http://www.GarveyFoundation.com
Contact:
GarveyFoundation@gmail.com;
or
Marcus Garvey Foundation
P.O. Box 42379
Philadelphia, PA 19101

The Marcus Garvey Memorial Foundation, Inc., established in 1961 in New York City, is a non-profit organization whose work is informed by the educational philosophy and ideals of Marcus Mosiah Garvey.

Posted on behalf of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD)

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