The Africana Studies program, with the support from the College of Arts and Sciences, invites full-time faculty to apply for an Africana Studies Faculty Travel Grant. Successful applications are funded up to $500 for conference, research, or creative activity travel relating to Africana Studies topics. UTC’s Africana Studies program promotes interdisciplinary perspectives on African, African American, and Afro-Latin American history, culture, literature, and politics from the historical beginnings to the present day. All funds must be expended before June 30, 2020 (during the fiscal year 2019-2020).
Fall 2019 Call for Funding Proposals: Africana Studies Faculty Travel Grant
Submission Requirements & Review Process:
An interdisciplinary review committee of Africana Studies faculty will evaluate all submitted applications and notify recipients shortly thereafter. Eligible faculty may apply by completing the below form and submitting it to the Director of Africana Studies, Dr. Susan Eckelmann Berghel, at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on September 20, 2019.
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Applicants should describe the proposed activity clearly and concisely, explain its significance, and address how it promotes the mission of Africana Studies at UTC. The proposal description should be no longer than 500 words. If you are applying for travel funds to present at a conference, please attach documentation of your presentation acceptance, fee schedule for the conference, etc.