Research Grants Available for History Grad Students

Sep 22, 2009

Graduate students in good standing in the WIU History Department's M.A. program may apply to the Department Graduate Committee for Awards from the Professor Emeritus Fund to help defray the expenses incurred while conducting historical research for WIU courses and for their Masters' thesis. The deadline for Fall applications is Friday, 25 September 2009.

M.A. students in History may also apply for Professor Emeritus Awards to help defray travel expenses when presenting their own research papers at academic conferences.

The maximum amount of each individual Professor Emeritus Award is $500; the maximum amount of Professor Emeritus funding for which an individual student may apply, regardless of the number of Awards received, is $1,000.

Students wishing to apply for a Professor Emeritus Award should apply by September 25 to:

Dr. Virginia Jelatis
Graduate Director
Department of History
Western Illinois University
One University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455-1390

(309) 298-3416

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