Crown Family Middle East Research Travel Awards
The Buffett Center, with generous support from the Crown family, announces a competition for travel awards for research projects in the Middle East by Northwestern faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students. Research proposals for individual and group projects are invited in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. Proposals indicating collaboration with institutions and colleagues in the Middle East will be given priority.
Applicants' proposals must contain a concise description of the research, scholarship, or creative activity and an itemized budget (see online application form for all requirements).
Graduate students and undergraduates must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member (sent to Buffett Center, 1902 Sheridan Road or emailed by the recommender to Frances Lowe at email@example.com). Addtionally, graduate students must be Affiliates of the Buffett Center.
Award information: The number and distribution of funded projects will be determined by the number of proposals received and the funding requested by applicants. All awards will be made as scholarship awards and will be paid out through the University's payroll system.
Selection process and notification: Awards will be decided by a committee organized by the Buffett Center. Award notification is expected 4-6 weeks after each deadline.
Deadlines: February 15, 2013; May 1, 2013; and October 14, 2013.
Questions should be directed to to Rita Koryan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Online application form.