The Institute of American Cultures, which includes the four ethnic studies research centers, offers an award from Dr. Shirley Hune that will support doctoral student research that specifically addresses inter-ethnic and inter-racial issues. While at UCLA, Dr. Hune chaired the Executive Committee of the Institute of American Cultures from 1993 – 2007 and was an associate dean in the Graduate Division from 1992 – 2007. She is a professor emerita in urban planning.
Registered and enrolled UCLA graduate students.
This award provides $3,500 to support research to a UCLA doctoral student. The grant will cover research related expenses for projects on relevant topics. Conference travel, whether the applicant is presenting or attending, is ineligible.
Grant Period: July 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019.
Applications are available November 1, 2017 and must be received by 11:59 p.m., March 1, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Applicants will be notified in May.
Prior to submission of the application, applicants should briefly discuss their proposal with the Coordinator of the appropriate Center, or in the case of interethnic proposals, with each applicable Center. All grant recipients, where appropriate, must comply with UCLA’s Protection of Human Subjects in Research before receiving funding.
To Apply: Application is available online at: https://sa.ucla.edu/IAC/ResearchGrant
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