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The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Department of History, University of Minnesota Announce a Call for Applicants for the Bernard and Fern Badzin Graduate Fellowship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
The Fellowship is for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The Badzin Fellowship will pay a living stipend of $18,000, and the cost of tuition, mandatory fees and health insurance.
Eligibility: An applicant must be a current student in a Ph.D. program in the College of Liberal Arts, currently enrolled in the first, second, third, or fourth year of study, and have a doctoral dissertation project in Holocaust and genocide studies. The fellowship will be awarded on the basis of the quality and scholarly potential of the dissertation project, the applicant's quality of performance in the graduate program, and the applicant's general scholarly promise.
Required application materials:
1) A letter of application (maximum 4 pages single-spaced) describing the applicant's intellectual interests and dissertation research and the research and/or writing which the applicant expects to do during the fellowship year
2) A current curriculum vitae for the applicant
3) An unofficial transcript of all graduate work done at the University of Minnesota
4) TWO confidential letters of recommendation from U of MN faculty, discussing the quality of the applicant's graduate work and dissertation project and the applicant's progress toward completing the degree, sent directly to the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (chgs.umn.edu).
All application materials must be received by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies electronically chgs.umn.edu, no later than 3:00 pm on Friday, March 15, 2013. The awardee will be announced no later than Friday, April 26, 2013.