Application Information for Student Grants
We have now closed applications for the Summer 2023 cycle.
- Doctoral students in the following programs are eligible to apply: Anthropology, English, History, Musicology, Music Composition and Theory, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies (NEJS), Politics, and Sociology.
- Proposal budgets may not exceed $6,000. The budget can include a stipend for labor (calculated at $21 per hour rate) and funds for project expenses (e.g. enrollment fees or honorarium for collaborators).
1. Project Proposal
The project proposal should be uploaded to your application as a PDF document. The proposal should include:
- Description of your proposed project.
- Explanation of how your proposed experience would develop and further your professional goals.
- Timeline of the project.
- Description of any parties (i.e., individuals, organizations) who will be involved in providing programming, instruction, employment, or supervision. Additional materials such as links to websites of partnering organization, curriculum, etc. should be included if relevant.
- If this project may delay academic milestones such as taking exams or the prospectus defense, please provide a rationale for this delay and why this professional development opportunity will be critical to your career outcomes.
- Proposed budget, including purpose of funds and date ranges they will be used. Proposed funding must only be used to support project-related activities that occur after funding is awarded.
Please upload a copy of your CV as a PDF document.
3. Letter of Support from Community Partner
If your project involves an outside organization, please upload a brief letter of invitation from that organization as a PDF document. (Emails from a potential supervisor or community partner will be accepted.)
1. Review Successfully Funded Proposals
Please email the Connected PhD team at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like viewing access to successfully funded proposals.
2. Submit a Draft Proposal for Pre-Submission Review
All students who are considering applying to the Connected PhD are encouraged to submit a draft of your proposal for review before submission. Please submit your draft by clicking the "Begin Application" button at the bottom of this page. The application form will prompt you to indicate that you are submitting a draft proposal and to upload a copy of your draft proposal for review. Once submitted, the Connected PhD team will reach out to you with feedback. We do our best to follow up within 2 to 4 business days.
3. Submit Your Application
Please submit your application by clicking the "Begin Application" button at the bottom of this page. The application will prompt you to indicate that you are submitting your final proposal for committee review and to upload copies of your proposal, CV, and other supporting materials as relevant. Please note: The Connected PhD team will contact your advisor for approval of your project as part of the application review process.
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