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Fellowship and Support Announcement
Institutional Development Grant
Sponsor: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
Contact Information
Judy Kreid
Wenner-Gren Foundation
470 Park Ave South, 8N
New York NY 10016 USA
Phone: 212-683-5000
Level of Study: Doctoral/Post-Doctoral
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant departments must be located in countries where anthropology, or any of its major sub-disciplines, is under-represented and where there are limited resources to support academic development. Applications will be accepted from: ?university departments or academic research institutes with a doctoral program in any or all of the major sub-disciplines of anthropology (sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology); or ?departments wishing to establish an anthropological doctoral program [such departments must be in institutions where the infrastructure for doctoral programs already exists]; or ?an interdepartmental group of anthropologists wishing to establish a doctoral program in anthropology. 6.Applicants must establish partnership arrangements with an internationally recognized doctoral program in anthropology that can help the applicant department achieve its development goals. Partnerships may be based on research collaborations between individuals at the partnership institutions, or they may involve more formal relationships between the two institutions. The partnership/s can be built upon new relationships or previous collaborations. The partnership institution/s may be located in any country worldwide.
Field(s) of Study: major subdiciplines of anthropology
Gender Requirement: No
Minority Requirement: Yes
US Citizen/Permanent Resident Requirement: No
Fellowship Amount: $125,000.00
The Institutional Development Grant (IDG) supports the growth and development of anthropological doctoral programs in countries where the discipline is under-represented and where there are limited resources for academic development. The grant provides $25,000 per year and is renewable for a maximum of five years providing a total of $125,000. The grant may be used for any purpose that contributes to the development goals of the applicant department. These may include, but are not limited to, things such as staff/faculty or student training activities, networking activities, student fellowships, staff/faculty or student exchange programs with partnership institutions, the acquisition of equipment, library materials and other resources, etc. The Foundation expects applicants to arrange partnerships with one or more national or foreign institutions that can help the applicant department achieve its development goals.There are two stages in the Institutional Development Grant application process. The first stage is a preliminary inquiry. The deadline for submitting a preliminary inquiry is May 15. If the preliminary inquiry is successful, the applicant will be invited to submit a full application. The deadline for submitting a full application is September 15 and the final decision is normally made within eight to ten weeks.
Keywords: institutional development | collaboration | international
This announcement will be displayed until: 05/15/2013
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