The African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) announced the 2018 C.L.R. James Research Fellowship to support research towards the completion of a dissertation or publication of a book. The application deadline is January 15, 2018.
Description/Guidelines: Named after Afro-Trinidadian theorist C.L.R. James, the research fellowships are intended to promote research in black intellectual history by graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty members at any rank. Three fellowships of $2000 will be awarded this year to help cover the costs of domestic or international travel necessary to conduct research. One of these awards will be reserved for a scholar who is currently working or studying at an HBCU [historically Black college or university]. The award will be announced formally at the AAIHS Conference. Membership in AAIHS is required.
All application materials should be received by January 15, 2018. Please send the following documents in a single PDF document: short c.v. (no more than 3 pages), 3-5 page project proposal, budget, and arrange to have one letter of recommendation sent to AAIHS (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applicants will be notified in March 2018. Funds must be used by December 30, 2018. Recipients will be required to submit a detailed report to the conference chair. Graduate student applicants must have passed their qualifying exams.
For more information, see http://www.aaihs.org/c-l-r-james-research-fellowship/