Category Archives: Fellowships/Grants

Jan 22 | Fellowship Opportunity: Autoethnographies of CUNY for doctoral students at GC

Performance by members of College and Community Fellowship’s Theater for Social Change at their 2015 gala. Image courtesy of College and Community Fellowship.

WHAT:  

In Spring 2018 and Fall 2019, Autoethnographies of CUNY will collaborate with College and Community Fellowship’s Theater for Social Change to develop an original theater piece about the role that public education has played in lives of members of the ensemble before and after incarceration.

WHO:   

Autoethnographies of CUNY  is an interdisciplinary research team led by Professors Grace Cho and Rose M. Kim, as part of the Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research. The project generates narratives of current and past CUNY students to highlight the richness and diversity of the nation’s first public university.

College and Community Fellowship’s Theater for Social Change is a performance ensemble of formerly incarcerated women that uses theater to raise awareness about the importance of increased access to education and the broader issue of criminal justice reform.  Continue reading Jan 22 | Fellowship Opportunity: Autoethnographies of CUNY for doctoral students at GC

Due Feb 5 | Graduate Center CUNY and Center for Court Innovation Summer Fellowship

The Graduate Center, CUNY invites applications for Summer Fellows who will be based at the Center for Court Innovation’s New York City offices. These $4000 fellowships will be offered by the Graduate Center to up to two (2) Ph.D. students from any program with primary research interests in the work of the Center for Court Innovation. The primary responsibilities of the award winners will be to collaborate with researchers at Center for Court Innovation on the specific projects described below.

Founded as a public/private partnership between the New York State Unified Court System and the Fund for the City of New York, the Center for Court Innovation creates operating programs to test new ideas and solve problems, performs original research to determine what works (and what doesn’t), and provides expert assistance to justice reformers around the world. For more information, visit the Center for Court Innovation’s website:  www.courtinnovation.org. Continue reading Due Feb 5 | Graduate Center CUNY and Center for Court Innovation Summer Fellowship

Due Mar. 7 | Applications for 2018-2019 Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship | Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in History Education

The Museum of the City of New York celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation. The Museum is riding an exciting wave of success and is in the midst of a revitalization of its mission and operations, which centers on the recent renovation and expansion of its historic building, the advancement of the stewardship of its collections, and new and ambitious exhibitions, publications, and public and school programs.

The Museum of the City of New York seeks applications from scholars-in-training who wish to gain valuable hands-on experience in public history and teaching, to fill three Predoctoral Fellowships funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Andrew W. Mellon Predoctoral Fellows in History Education will enhance and expand educational activities now underway at the Museum’s Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center while receiving training in the fields of public history and museum education. The Schwarz Center welcomes over 46,000 students, teachers, and families each year. Continue reading Due Mar. 7 | Applications for 2018-2019 Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship | Museum of the City of New York

Jan 24 | NYS Excelsior Service Fellowship Program Info Session

Wednesday, 01/24/2018
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Graduate Center, Room C197

We welcome Kara Pangburn, Director of Recruitment and Appointments, and Kendall Sale, Appointments Counsel, both from the Center for Recruitment and Public Service, Governor’s Appointments Office, to discuss the New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship Program.

Please register to attend here.

About the Fellowship:

The New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship Program is a funded two-year fellowship offering talented recent graduates of graduate and advanced degree programs hands-on training and experience in New York State government. Excelsior Fellows work full time at host executive-branch agencies, advancing the operational aspects of large policy initiatives. Fellow placements include the Executive Chamber, Empire State Development Corporation, Justice Center, Department of Environmental Conservation, the Port Authority of NY/NJ, and the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. Continue reading Jan 24 | NYS Excelsior Service Fellowship Program Info Session

Due Jan 10 | Mapping Time Project Digital Humanities Teaching Fellowship

Mapping Time Project Digital Humanities Teaching Fellowship

The Mapping Time Project invites applications for new teaching fellowships for Spring 2018. These $4000 fellowships will be offered to Level III PhD Candidates in any of the Graduate Center’s Humanities and Social Sciences programs. Recipients of this award cannot simultaneously hold a 5-year fellowship. Continue reading Due Jan 10 | Mapping Time Project Digital Humanities Teaching Fellowship

Due Jan 19 | 2018-2019 Futures Initiative Graduate Fellowships

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Futures Initiative Graduate Fellowships, 2018-2019

Applications due January 19, 2018

The Futures Initiative is seeking three Graduate Center doctoral students in any field for 2018-2019 fellowships. Applications are due January 19, 2018. These are one-year positions, renewable for up to three years.

We are seeking three new fellows for 2018-2019:

  • HASTAC Scholars Director
  • Communications Specialist
  • Research Analyst/Web Developer

We aim to build a team that is diverse in every way. Doctoral students who have backgrounds underrepresented in the academy are especially encouraged to apply.

For full details, including compensation and terms of the fellowship, please visit bit.ly/2018-2019-fellows.

Please apply using this form by January 19, 2018. A CV is also required and should be emailed to futuresinitiative [at] gc.cuny.edu.
Continue reading Due Jan 19 | 2018-2019 Futures Initiative Graduate Fellowships

Deadline Feb. 1 | CUNY—New York Botanical Garden | Humanities Institute – Summer 2018 Fellowships

HUMANITIES INSTITUTE
LUESTHER T. MERTZ LIBRARY

CUNYNew York Botanical Garden | Humanities Institute
Graduate Research Fellowship

Summer 2018

The Early Research Initiative invites applications for two CUNY—NYBG | Humanities Institute Graduate Research Fellowships.  These CUNY sponsored $4000 fellowships will be offered to CUNY Graduate Center Ph.D. students (Level I onward) from any program with primary research interests related to the environmental humanities that can be studied using the collections of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library at NYBG.  The Humanities Institute is a division within the Mertz Library, one of the most comprehensive botanical libraries worldwide, with holdings comprising eight centuries of knowledge about the plant kingdom and related topics.  The primary responsibilities of the fellowship recipient will be to conduct their own research and collaborate with curators and archivists to expand public awareness of the important historical materials that reflect worldwide knowledge of plant science and culture, the vision of nature, landscape and garden design. Continue reading Deadline Feb. 1 | CUNY—New York Botanical Garden | Humanities Institute – Summer 2018 Fellowships

GC Student funding available for digital projects

Graduate Center students,

As this semester winds down and you plan for the next, please note that the New Media Lab is now accepting applications from all Graduate Center students for spring 2018. Students working on research-related digital projects in the lab are eligible for stipends (amount based on time spent in the lab) in addition to awards supporting travel (up to $300); teaching, history, public health, and social justice ($500); and digital dissertation components ($1000). The lab provides reserved work stations, each with a new Mac or PC, adjustable sitting-standing desk, and non-florescent lighting.

To apply to work at the lab, submit a brief project description, work plan, and your CV at https://newmedialab.cuny.edu/get-involved/student-application/.

Award and stipend details are at https://newmedialab.cuny.edu/stipends-awards/. Current and previous project descriptions can be viewed here: https://newmedialab.cuny.edu/projects/.

Lab projects range widely and include both digital presentations of research—using websites, videos, maps, and more—and analysis with a variety of digital and digitally assisted tools. Joe Kirchhof, student project/technical advisor in the lab, is available to answer questions at jkirchhof@gc.cuny.edu.

We look forward to hearing from you,

 

Andrea Ades Vásquez
New Media Lab Managing Director / Multimedia Producer

Associate Director, American Social History Project / Center for Media and Learning
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 7301.12
New York, NY 10016
www.ashp.cuny.edu
www.newmedialab.cuny.edu
212-817-1967
@avsqz
@CUNYNewMediaLab

Deadline Feb 15 | Applications for CUNY/Schomburg Archival Dissertation Fellowship

CUNY/SCHOMBURG ARCHIVAL DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

Printable pdf of this posting here: 2018-19 CUNY Schomburg Dissertation Fellowship Guidelines and Instructions 12.7.17

Deadline for Applications: Thursday, February 15, 2018, 5pm

The Schomburg Archival Dissertation Fellowship will be awarded to a student in any field of the humanities or social sciences who will significantly gain from an academic year in residency at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.  While in residence fellows will participate in bi-weekly seminar meetings of the Schomburg Scholars-in-Residence Program and will receive access to office space and a computer.  Of particular interest are interdisciplinary dissertations that treat some significant aspect of the African Diaspora, including the culture and history of African Americans, and that draw from the specific collections of The Schomburg Center.  Fellows will deliver a public lecture about their projects in the spring of the award year.  The Schomburg award provides a financial aid fellowship of $25,000 and covers in-state tuition. Continue reading Deadline Feb 15 | Applications for CUNY/Schomburg Archival Dissertation Fellowship