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Meet Dr. Catherine Carter With SSRC

Hello everyone! This is Ke (or Coco, if you prefer double syllables :-)) from Guangzhou. I am writing my second post introducing you to my imaginary funder— Dr. Catherine Cater with SSRC.

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SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development 2014 Fields Announced

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship provides mentoring and summer research funds for site-specific preliminary dissertation work. The application for this year is now open, with a deadline of February 3, 2014, 5 p.m. EST. The … Continue reading

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Archival Research Grants and Fellowships

Will your thesis or dissertation research lead you into the pages of historical manuscripts or rare books found only in a few libraries in the world? Will you need to examine collections of photographs, paintings, or fine prints? Will historical … Continue reading

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How to Describe Teaching in a Fellowship Application

Applications for external funding competitions occasionally require a teaching statement or personal statement that focuses on teaching. However, even if you have years of classroom experience, it may be challenging to succinctly communicate your effectiveness in the classroom. The following … Continue reading

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SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship 2013 Fields Announced!

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC)┬áDissertation Proposal Development Fellowship provides mentoring and summer research funds for site-specific preliminary dissertation work for students in the humanities and social sciences. The application for this year is now open, with a deadline of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Funding Opportunity: SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship

Are you a pre-qualifying graduate student in a social science or humanities field? Do you need funds to support preliminary, site-specific field research this coming summer? You may be eligible for a Social Science Resarch Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development … Continue reading

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Parlez-vous fran├žais? The ins and outs of Funding for Language Training

Graduate students who conduct research on non-English speaking countries need to achieve a degree of fluency in a foreign language that will support their research. Many graduate programs require competency in one or more foreign languages. Even if your program … Continue reading

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