Organization: Newberry Library’s Consortium on American Indian Studies
Type of opportunity: Academic, summer institute, conference
Contact: Caskey Russell, email@example.com
Duties: NCAIS’s Summer Institute provides for graduate students from member institutions to spend a month at the Newberry in Chicago doing research (thesis/dissertation work in particular) and taking part in a faculty-led seminar.
Desired qualifications: Applicants must be University of Wyoming graduate students.
Start and end dates: July 11 – August 6, 2016
Cost: NCAIS’s summer institute provides housing close to the library in downtown Chicago, travel expenses, and a stipend for one graduate student from each member institution.
Link to more information: Download the 2016 Summer Institute flyer.
How to apply: Email applications to Caskey Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org. A complete application includes:
1) Statement of Purpose outlining the intended research project (such as a chapter in a thesis or dissertation)
2) Letter of Recommendation from a faculty member
Applications will be reviewed by a committee from UW’s American Indian Studies Advisory Board; the committee will consider the relevance of the applicant’s research project in relation to the Summer Institute’s theme Writing Indigenous Histories: Print, Material, and Digital Sites of Memoryand the Newberry’s collections in American Indian Studies, which can be found here: http://www.newberry.org/american-indian-and-indigenous-studies.
Application deadline: April 30, 2016