DEADLINE: Congressional Research Awards Announcement
All proposals must be received no later than February 1, 2007.
The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants totaling
$30,000 in 2007 to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S.
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 who have successfully
defended their dissertation prospectus to apply and awards a significant
portion of the funds for dissertation research.
The awards program does not fund undergraduate or pre-Ph.D. study.
Organizations are not eligible. Research teams of two or more individuals
There is no standard application form. Applicants are responsible for
showing the relationship between their work and the awards program
Applications are accepted at any time. Incomplete applications will NOT be
forwarded to the screening committee for consideration.
All application materials must be received no later than February 1, 2007.
Awards will be announced in March 2007.
Complete information about eligibility and application procedures may be
found at The Center's Web site:
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 $680,000 to support 350 projects.
The Dirksen Congressional Center
Pekin, Illinois 61554
For more information about the Congressional Research Awards, contact Frank
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