Graduate Students: Apply now for a 2014 OAH-IEHS John Higham Travel Grant.
Travel grants are awarded to three (3) graduate students each year to be used toward costs of attending the OAH/IEHS Annual Meeting. The successful candidates will have a preferred area of concentration in American Immigration and/or American Ethnic and/or American Intellectual history. The grants are given in memory of John Higham (19202003), past president of both organizations and a towering figure in immigration, ethnic, and intellectual history. Thanks to the generosity of William L. and Carol B. Joyce, the OAH and IEHS are pleased to continue offering this program.
Recipients will be notified after February 2014. Grant will be given to student when s/he attends the 2014 OAH-IEHS Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, April 1013.
Minimum preferred: ABD
current and permanent addresses
degrees achieved and expected
current institution attending
travel funds from other sources
publications and papers presented
Applicants will need to indicate if other travel monies will be made available.
Applicants will be required to include a short statement of no more than 500 words about how they envision attending the annual meeting will help prepare them for a career in history.
The committee will seek some balance by gender, region of country, and type of university (e.g., major research university and second tier).
The final decision will be made by the OAH-IEHS John Higham Travel Grants Committee by February 2014. The winner will be provided with details regarding the OAH Annual Meeting and the IEHS dinner, where the grants will be presented. Each recipient will also receive a certificate.
One complete copy of each application, clearly labeled 2014 OAH-IEHS John Higham Travel Grants, must be mailed directly to each committee member listed below. Each committee member must receive all applications by December 2, 2013.
Andrew K. Sandoval-Strausz (Committee Chair)
Department of History
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1181
Julio Capó, Jr.
History Department, Herter Hall
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
161 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-9312
Department of History
Doyle Hall 135
St. Bonaventure University
3261 West State Road
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
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