RISD Research (05/02/17)

RISD Research

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Current Research Opportunities:


Aspen Institute Social Innovation Program Invites Applications for Hearst Fellowship for Minority Students

What: The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for the fall 2017 session of its William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship program.The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color.

When: The deadline to apply for the Fall 2017 session is September 8, 2017

How much: Fall and spring interns will work part-time (fifteen to twenty hours per week), while summer interns will be full-time. Fellows will be compensated on an hourly basis in the fall, spring, and summer. All travel and housing costs must be covered by the student.


Radcliffe Institute Accepting Applications for Fellowship Program

What: The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is accepting applications for its 2018-2019 Fellowship Program. Through the program, stipends for one year with additional funds for project expenses will be awarded to individuals working in the creative arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics to pursue projects within their fields.

When: The deadline for individual applications in the creative arts, humanities, and social sciences is September 14, 2017. For applications in the natural sciences and mathematics, the deadline is October 5, 2017.

How much:  Stipends of up to $77,500 for one year with additional funds for project expenses will be awarded to individuals. In the event that they come for one semester, the stipend is $38,750. In addition, some support for relocation expenses is provided where relevant.


Rockefeller Archive Center Accepting Applications for Grant-in-Aid Program

What: The Rockefeller Archive Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York, annually offers a competitive grant-in-aid program to foster, promote, and support research by serious scholars who use the collections located at the center, which includes the records of the Rockefeller family, Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Foundation, and other Rockefeller-associated philanthropies and individuals.

When: Applicant must contact the center via email or by fax with a description of the project no later than October 15, 2017. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by November 1, 2017.

How much: Awards will provide for reimbursement of up to $4,000 in expenses after the award recipient has finished his or her research visit and submitted expense receipts.



Contact Daniel Hewett via dhewett@risd.edu.

RISD Research (05.02.17)

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