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GRANTS DEADLINE: Congressional Research Awards

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  • ckoeppel1
    For Release: CONTACT: Frank H. Mackaman The Dirksen Congressional Center 2815 Broadway Pekin, IL 61554 309.347.7113 309.347.6432 FAX
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 28, 2004
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      For Release:

      CONTACT:
      Frank H. Mackaman
      The Dirksen Congressional Center
      2815 Broadway
      Pekin, IL 61554
      309.347.7113
      309.347.6432 FAX
      fmackaman@...
      http://www.dirksencongressionalcenter.org

      **Congressional Research Awards Announcement**

      DEADLINE: Proposals must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2004

      The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants
      totaling $35,000 in 2004 to fund research on congressional
      leadership and the U.S. Congress. The competition is open to
      individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. Political
      scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public
      administration or American studies, and journalists are among those
      eligible. The Center encourages graduate students to apply and
      awards a significant portion of the funds for dissertation research.
      Undergraduate or pre-Ph.D. study, research teams of two or more
      individuals, and organizations are not eligible.

      There is no standard application form. Applicants are responsible
      for showing the relationship between their work and the awards
      program guidelines. Applications are accepted at any time.  All
      application materials must be postmarked on or before February 1,
      2004.  Awards will be announced in March 2004. Complete
      information about eligibility and application procedures may be
      found at The Center's Web site:
      http://www.dirksencenter.org/grantcongresearchaward.htm Frank
      Mackaman is the program officer mailto:fmackaman@....

      The Center, named for the late Senate Minority Leader Everett M.
      Dirksen, is a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and
      educational organization devoted to the study of Congress and its
      leaders.  Since 1978, the Congressional Research Awards (formerly
      the Congressional Research Grants) program has paid out $585,500 to
      support 315 projects. 
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