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Study & Research
Grants and Scholarships
CGES offers a number of grants for students and faculty to sponsor research and travel to Germany and Europe. Deadlines are usually in the Spring semester, but if you have questions during the year, do not hesitate to contact us!
We recommend that you apply both to the CGES Research and Travel Award and the Max Kade Travel Grant. However, you will only receive funding from one of the two awarding bodies.
CGES RESEARCH AND TRAVEL AWARD 2013
The Center for German and European Studies at Brandeis University (CGES) invites all Brandeis faculty and graduate students to submit proposals for a 2013 CGES research and travel award.
Research projects must relate to German and European Studies to be eligible for funding. CGES is especially interested in projects related to its DAAD grant-funded activities in contemporary German/European art and literature, recent political developments in Eastern and Central Europe, Russian-European relations after the cold war, current European initiatives on Climate Change, and Jewish-German dialogue. Applicants who have previously received a CGES award are eligible to apply again, but first-time applicants will be given priority.
Proposals should include:
. name of applicant
. e-mail address
. mailing address
. phone number
. a project description (1-2 pages)
. a detailed budget
Amounts of up to $1500 will be awarded.
The project description should clearly state how the funding will support the applicant’s ongoing research. Funds can be used for travel, accommodation, duplication of materials, and relevant book/media purchases. A detailed report (2-3 pages) about the completed research activities must be submitted to CGES no later than November 30, 2013.
Proposals should be submitted to the Center for German and European Studies in hardcopy to MCH, Pod 225 - MS 092 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants will be notified of decisions soon thereafter.
CGES will reimburse 100% of travel/research costs for all original receipts submitted. Only expenses incurredin calander year 2013 are eligible.
For more information please contact email@example.com or (781) 736-2756.
The DAAD "Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst", is the premier exchange organization for students studying in Germany and for Germans to study abroad. They offer a variety of scholarships, grants and support for Undergraduates, Graduates, PhDs and visting Scholars.
Max Kade Travel Grants
In cooperation with the Max Kade Foundation of New York, the Center for German and European Studies at Brandeis University is pleased to announce the 2013 Max Kade Travel Grants for research and study in Germany. Recipients will be awarded a stipend of up to $1,000 to cover travel expenses (cost for transportation: airfare, local transportation, train, bus, etc., but no hotel expenses) to Germany, or German-speaking countries of Europe, for a German-related research project like a dissertation, study-related internship, a senior thesis, or study abroad. All currently enrolled Brandeis students, undergraduate and graduate, are eligible to apply.
To apply, please submit the application form (.pdf), a one-page CV, a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, and a statement of purpose to the:
Center for German and European Studies
MCH, Pod 225, MS 092
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
Applicants will be notified of decisions as early as possible.
Awards will be given as follows: Applicants will receive a travel costs reimbursement. Please note that the travel must have occurred between January 1, 2013 and September 15, 2013 (!).
Please contact the CGES office at x 62756 or firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any further questions.