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Four $500 Research Fellowships to UA Summersell Center for the Study of the South

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  • A.J. Wright
    ________________________________________ From: H-Net Discussion List on History of Education [ H-EDUCATION@H-NET.MSU.EDU] on behalf of Christopher Frey
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 23 2:29 PM
      From: H-Net Discussion List on History of Education [H-EDUCATION@...] on behalf of Christopher Frey [cjfjapan@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 2:56 PM
      To: H-EDUCATION@...
      Subject: H-Ed: FUND: Four $500 Research Fellowships to the Summersell Center for the Study of the South, Univ. of Alabama

      To support the study of southern history and promote the use of the
      collections housed at the University of Alabama, the Frances S. Summersell
      Center for the Study of the South will offer four fellowships in the amount
      of $500 each for researchers whose projects entail work to be conducted in
      southern history or southern studies at the W.S. Hoole Special Collections
      Library (http://www.lib.ua.edu/libraries/hoole/), the A.S. Williams III
      Americana Collection (http://www.lib.ua.edu/williamscollection), or in
      other University of Alabama collections.

      Applicants should send two copies of:
      •       A current CV
      •       One letter of recommendation (which may be sent under separate
      •       A description of the research project, no longer than two
      double-spaced pages, which includes a description of the particular
      resources to be used during the term of the fellowship

      The deadline for applications to be received by the Summersell Center is
      March 22, 2013. Decisions regarding awards will be made by May 1, 2013, and
      research may be conducted anytime between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014.
      Both academic and non-academic researchers at any stage of their careers
      are encouraged to apply. Because fellowships are designed primarily to help
      defray travel and lodging expenses, however, eligibility is restricted to
      researchers living outside the Tuscaloosa area.

      Send all application materials to:
      Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South
      Department of History
      University of Alabama
      Box 870212
      202 ten Hoor Hall
      Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

      Any questions about the fellowships may be directed to Joshua Rothman,
      Director of the Summersell Center, at jrothman@... or 205.348.3818.
      More information about the Summersell Center is available at www.scss.ua.edu,
      and on our Facebook page.

      Joshua Rothman
      Associate Professor of History and African American Studies
      Director, Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South
      University of Alabama
      Office Phone 205.348.3818



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