Jean Harvey Slappy Research Fellowship

This fellowship—named in honor of Jean Harvey Slappy, a long-time board member of the Marcus Garvey Memorial Foundation—supports doctoral candidates who wish to use the Thomas W. Harvey/U.N.I.A. collection (Finding Aid) located at Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL).

Research fellows receive fellowships of $500 to help defray expenses associated with travel to—and use of—the archival collection.

Deadline: February 14, 2020

Decisions will be announced by April 15, 2020

Required application materials:

  • 2-page summary of the larger research project (single- or double-spaced)
  • 1-page description of the specific research to be carried out with the grant (single- or double-spaced), along with a line-item budget (for up to $500.00) and research timeline
  • Curriculum Vitae (no page limit)
  • One recommendation from an advising professor (either directly from the professor or through a dossier service)

All application materials (including recommendations sent directly from advising professor or from a dossier service) must be sent as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments to:

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Posted: February 11, 2020
Tagged: Fellowships