Humanities Undergraduate Research Awards (HUGRA) support and encourage undergraduate research in the humanities. Up to 10 awards in the amount of $500 each are given each year. There are no constraints on the expenditure of the stipend. The top proposal receives the Bertha N. Melkonian prize, an additional $500. Any project involving research within or including any of the humanities disciplines is eligible for consideration. Proposals must be for research to be performed during the 2012-2013 academic year.
Proposals will be judged on the basis of: a) intellectual substance, b) promise of results, c) preparation of applicant, and d) feasibility.
I) 1-3 page research proposal, describing the research problem to be addressed, what will be done in the project, and what end product (e.g. research paper, senior thesis, project report) is expected. A timetable should be included.
II) Application form (Printable PDF).
III) A letter of support from a faculty sponsor addressing items a) through d) above. The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the letter of support is submitted by the deadline.
Deadline: November 30, 2012. Please submit all applications electronically, preferably in .pdf format, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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