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Fulbright Scholar Application Deadline Extended to September 12

The deadline to apply to the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program for 2018-19 has closed for most awards. However, a select number of opportunities in Jordan, Israel, and Saudi Arabia are open until Tuesday, September 12, 2017. ·         Jordan: All Disciplines (8358-JO): Scholars in any area of interest are welcome to apply. Applicants are encouraged

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Call for Proposals: Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is now accepting applications for Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars. These fellowships, which are made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, support long-term, ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences. The Burkhardt program includes fellowships for recently tenured professors

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Free Winter Residency for Artists, Writers, and Musicians (July 30 Deadline)

The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is accepting applications for a one-month residency in Chapala, Mexico.  This residency is open to artists, writers, and musicians who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity.  Housing and a generous food allowance are provided.  The dates of residency are December 14,

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Professor Jim Shepard Wins 2016 Rea Award for the Short Story

Jim Shepard, the J. Leland Miller Professor of American History, Literature and Eloquence has won the 2016 Rea Award for the Short Story. The Rea Award is unique in that it is not given for a collection of stories or for a body of work,but rather for originality and influence on the genre.  This is

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Biology Professor Matt Carter Wins NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor of Biology Matt Carter has been awarded a prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The five-year, $586,000 grant, awarded to junior faculty, will support Carter’s research into sleep and wakefulness. To learn more Professor Carter’s grant, click here.

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Anne Skinner Receives Fulbright Fellowship for Research in Brazil

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., April 6, 2017—Anne Skinner, senior lecturer emerita in chemistry at Williams College, has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship to spend four months doing research in Brazil in 2018. Skinner’s project, “Shining Light on the Early Human Occupation of Northeast Brazil: A Multi-Institutional and Multidisciplinary Approach,” will combine excavations in the UNESCO Human Heritage

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American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Competition Now Open–Deadline 7/1/17

The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS)—a cooperative, non-profit organization of eighty-four American colleges and universities that supports the advancement of knowledge and understanding of India, its people, and culture—is now welcoming applications for its 2018-2019 fellowship program.  The deadline for submission is July 1, 2017. Applications to conduct research in India may be made

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NEH Fellowship Application Deadline Moved to April 12

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has moved its deadline for fellowship applications to April 12, 2017. (Original due date was April 26, 2017.) This deadline is for projects beginning as early as January 2018. More information on the program can be found here. NEH Fellowships support faculty pursuing advanced research that is of value to

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American Heart Association Offers New Institutional Research Enhancement Award-Deadline February 14

The American Heart Association is offering a new research award that supports small-scale research projects related to cardiovascular diseases and stroke at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees, but have not been major recipients of NIH support.  The award supports any part of the full range of research and development from very basic

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Williams College Physics Professor Wins Prize for Undergraduate Research

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., October 11, 2016—Protik “Tiku” Majumder, professor of physics and director of the Williams Science Center, has been awarded the 2017 American Physical Society (APS) Prize for a Faculty Member for Research at an Undergraduate Institution. The prize honors a physicist whose research in an undergraduate setting has achieved wide recognition and contributed significantly

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