College of Liberal Arts

COLA Grants Digest: May 26, 2015

Tue, May 26, 2015

COLA Grants Digest: May 26, 2015

 

Funding Opportunities

 

Title: Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship for the Study of German and European Economic and International Affairs

Sponsor: American Council on Germany

Deadline: 07/01/2015

Amount: $200/day, 28 days plus travel

 

Description: The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship supports promising American academics whose research bears special significance for German economic and international policy within the wider European context. The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship covers the cost of preapproved international and intercity travel and provides a per diem stipend of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany. Fellows are required to develop research itineraries in consultation with the American Council on Germany. Following the completion of the trip, fellows submit a report summarizing their findings. Fellowships must be taken within one calendar year of receipt of the award.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by July 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=goldman-fellowships

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Title: Advancing Health Disparities Interventions Through Community-Based Participatory Research (U01) (RFA-MD-15-010)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 07/12/2015

Amount: $350,000/yr., 5 yrs. (direct costs)

 

Description: The overarching goals of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Program are to enhance community capacity in research for which they will directly benefit; support collaborative intervention projects addressing health disparities; and accelerate the translation of findings into improved health and health outcomes. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support promising community interventions using CBPR principles and approaches aimed at reducing and eventually eliminating health disparities. The U01 funding mechanism supports a discrete, specified, circumscribed project to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing his or her specific interest and competencies.

 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by July 12. Submit optional Letter of Inquiry directly to the sponsor by July 3.

 

More Info: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-15-010.html

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Title: Nonfiction Residencies

Sponsor: The Carey Institute

Deadline: 07/15/2015

Amount: Unspecified

 

Description: The Carey Institute is accepting applications for its fall nonfiction residency program. Applications for residency are judged on the quality of the applicant’s work and professional promise. There is no fee, and residencies vary in length from two weeks to three months. Documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level in their fields are eligible to apply once each calendar year. Particular areas of emphasis relate to the most pressing issues of our day, including, but not limited to: war and conflict; social justice and human rights; science, health, agriculture, environment and technology; biographies, histories and government; education; journalism and the media; and, economics and business.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by July 15. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://careyinstitute.org/nonfiction-residency-application-guidelines/

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Title: Artists-in-Residence Program

Sponsor: Yaddo Artists Community

Deadline: 08/01/2015

Amount: Unspecified

 

Description: Yaddo offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following media: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Artists are selected by panels of other professional artists without regard to financial means. Five admissions panels consider applications in the following artistic disciplines to Yaddo: 1) Literature, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, translation, and librettos; 2) Visual Art, including painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, mixed media, and installation art; 3) Music Composition, including instrumental forms, vocal forms, electronic music, music for film, and sound art; 4) Performance, including choreography, performance art, multi-media and/or collaborative works incorporating live performance; and 5) Film and Video, including narrative, documentary and experimental films, animation, and screenplays

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by August 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://yaddo.org/yaddo/ApplicationGuidelines.shtml

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Title: Fulbright Distinguished Chair Awards

Sponsor: Institute of International Education

Deadline: 08/03/2015

Amount: Unspecified

 

Description: The Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program comprises approximately forty distinguished lecturing, distinguished research, and distinguished lecturing/research awards ranging from three to 12 months. Awards in the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Candidates should be eminent scholars and have a significant publication and teaching record. Grant lengths vary in duration: applicants can propose projects for a period of three to 12 months, as specified in the award description.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by August 3. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-distinguished-chair-awards

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Title: Research Grants

Sponsor: International Education Research Foundation (IERF)

Deadline: 08/15/2015

Amount: $1,000

 

Description: IERF's mission is to research and disseminate information on world educational systems and to facilitate the integration of individuals educated outside the United States into the U.S. educational environment and work force. IERF accomplishes this by: 1) conducting and supporting comprehensive, quality research on world educational systems; 2) sharing its research findings with the international community; and 3) providing research-based credentials evaluations and related services. The purpose of the research grant program is to aid IERF in carrying out this mission. Therefore, IERF invites individuals and organizations to submit appropriate research project proposals for funding. Research grants are awarded for research only and not for study.

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by August 15. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://ierf.org/index.php/individuals/new-applicants/research_grants/

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Title: Translation Assistance Programs

Sponsor: French Embassy in the United States

Deadline: 08/28/2015

Amount: Varies

 

Description: The Book Department of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy works with FACE (French American Cultural Exchange), the Institut Français, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote French and Francophone literature and to encourage English translations of French fiction and non-fiction. To that effect, it provides a range of grants and awards. It oversees three bi-annual programs concerning translations from French into English of works that have not yet been published in the United States. All these grants are awarded to fiction and non fiction translations (including comic books, poetry, and digital books).

 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by August 28. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

 

More Info: http://face-foundation.org/books-applications/

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If you received this message as a forward and would like to be added to our list, log in to UT Lists at https://utlists.utexas.edu/sympa/ and subscribe to the “cola_grants_alert” list. A note on deadlines: Many grants listed in this digest require 3-week lead time before the sponsor deadline for COLA and OSP approval. Please see “How to Apply” under each grant for the appropriate procedure. Deadlines for grants marked “submit to sponsor” are not adjusted for internal review.

 

Please contact the Office of Research grants staff with any questions you have about applying for grants as a COLA faculty member, academic unit, or graduate student, or visit our website at: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/research/grants-contracts/

 

Kathy Thatcherthatcher@austin.utexas.edu

Jason Leubnerjsn.leubner@austin.utexas.edu

Vivian Smyrl vsmyrl@austin.utexas.edu

 

 

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