IHRC Graduate Fellowships support students conducting research in specific portions of the IHRC Archive’s vast manuscript and print collections, providing $8,300 in stipend and up to $8,300 toward certain fees/tuition during each semester held. Language facility appropriate to proposed research and topic of study is required and fellows are expected to participate in the IHRC scholarly community. In addition to a stipend and fees allowance, a research cubicle equipped with computer, internet access, and printing capabilities is available at the IHRC for the duration of the fellowship period.
IHRC Graduate Fellowships are meant to supplement departmental funding packages that may include research or teaching assistantships in the departments in which students are enrolled. The fellowship is considered a 50% appointment. Students are not expected to hold a graduate research or teaching assistantship during the fellowship semester(s).
Eligibility: Both International and U.S. Citizen students are eligible. To be considered for this fellowship, candidates must:
If students have questions about their eligibility and to discuss possible research in the IHRC Archives collections, please have them contact IHRC Archivist Daniel Necas (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Students should contact his or her department directly to initiate the nomination process by February 1, 2014. Departments then determine which students to nominate. Departments may nominate only one student per award. Nomination packets must be received directly from the student’s department by March 1, 2014. Decisions will be made by March 31st and departments will be notified. Fellowship nomination forms may be found on the inidividual fellowships' webpages at: http://www.ihrc.umn.edu/educators/fellowships.php