Category Archives: UR Grants

Fall 2016 Student Opportunities

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Student Research Grants

The Office of Student Research will provide grants up to $500 to undergraduate students to defray costs associated with conducting research, such as laboratory equipment; media equipment; equipment for work in the field; art supplies; software; photocopying, printing and film processing; communication costs (postage, phone, etc.) and travel to support the investigative phase of the student’s work, such as travel to field sites, museums, archives, or libraries.

Deadline: September 12, 2016

Fall 2016 Call for Research Grant Applications: http://bit.ly/2bjO8qK

Fall 2016 Research Grant Application: http://bit.ly/2baGCPB

Fall 2016 Grant Rubric: http://bit.ly/2bjQeYU

 

Student Travel Grants

The Office of Student Research will provide grants up to $500 to undergraduate students to support student travel to professional conferences or meetings to share the results of their scholarship. The grants can be used to cover applicable travel expenses, including airfare and mileage, lodging, conference registration, food and materials for posters or other displays.

Deadline: September 12, 2016

Fall 2016 Call for Travel Grant Applications: http://bit.ly/2aJAAk0

Fall 2016 Travel Grant Application: http://bit.ly/2b1unT8

Fall 2016 Travel Grant Rubric: http://bit.ly/2blnbQI

 

A Research Introduction to the Holocaust in the Soviet Union

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Type: Seminar, Stipend

Dates: January 4-8, 2016

Location: Washington, DC

Submission Deadline: October 11, 2015

Applicants: Advanced undergraduates and MA students enrolled in relevant academic disciplines at North American colleges and universities

Subjects: German History/Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, Memory Studies, Jewish History/Studies, Modern European History/Studies, Russian or Soviet History Studies

Description: “This seminar will acquaint advanced undergraduate, MA, and early PhD students with the central topics, issues, and sources related to the study of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union, including evacuation, mass shootings, rescue, forced labor, and issues of commemoration and memory. Mandel Center scholars will lead discussions, and the seminar will include group analysis of many of the types of primary source material available in the Museum’s collections. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to explore the Museum’s extensive library, archival, and other collections.”

Link: A Research Introduction to the Holocaust in the Soviet Union