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Grant of the Week

Grant/Award of the Week: Immigrant and Ethnic History Dissertation Award

Deadline: November 15, 2013

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society announces its first annual award for an outstanding dissertation in the field of immigration and ethnic history. The IEHS will confer the award at its annual meeting in the spring of 2014. To be considered dissertations must focus on some aspect of North American immigration and/or ethnicity, be successfully defended between Sept. 1, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2013, and be submitted to the award committee by Nov 15, 2013.

For more information about the award and submission requirements, please visit the AHA Calendar posting.

Grant of the Week

Grant of the Week: Opportunities for Scholars,

Institute for Advanced Study

Deadline: November 1, 2013

The Institute is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations. Scholars from around the world come to the Institute to pursue their own research. Candidates of any nationality may apply for a single term or a full academic year. Scholars may apply for a stipend, but those with sabbatical funding, other grants, and retirement funding or other means are also invited to apply for a non-stipendiary membership.

Four AHA members among the 2013 Newcombe Dissertation


Since 1981, the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship has recognized outstanding doctoral work in the areas of religion and ethics. Administered by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the award, which carries a $25,000 stipend, is for full-time dissertation writing for PhD candidates at American universities in the US. This year, as in years past, we are recognizing the award recipients, including four AHA Members: Samuel Anderson (UCLA), Hannah Barker (Columbia Univ.), Zain Lakhani (Univ. of Pennsylvania) and Caroline Spence (Harvard Univ.).