Self-nominations and faculty recommendations are welcome. The $18,000 award includes a fellowship and modest stipend to cover responsibilities as the editor of a newsletter for the Native American & Indigenous Studies degree concentrations. There is also a small travel award to promote NAIS degree offerings at a professional development conference.
Complete nominations are due by March 16, 2012. Interested students should include a letter of application, detailing their intellectual affiliation with the fields of Native American, First Nations, and/or Indigenous studies, and including a brief dissertation precis. A letter of support from an IU faculty member is also required. Some preference will be given to students enrolled in the NAIS doctoral minor, but any student with a relationship to this subject area is welcome and encouraged to apply. The award is for students at the G901 level, and does not include a fee remission.
Please send all materials to:
Department Administrative Manager
Department of American Studies
Ballantine Hall 520