Indian Ocean Travel Grants for Graduate Students Summer 2017

We are pleased to announce summer travel grants for graduate students initiating or continuing research projects under the Mellon Research Initiative in “Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds.” Travels grants of about $3000 will be available for 2017 summer or fall. To apply please send Smriti Srinivas (ssrinivas@ucdavis.edu) and Bettina Ng’weno (bngweno@ucdavis.edu) a one page proposal including a brief description of your project in relation to the Initiative, the activities to be carried out, and a budget by March 7. If you have supplemental funding, please include that information.

Awards are contingent on prior participation in the reading group/webpage/ innovation lab/conference support and other activities. If awarded a grant, you will be required to present your research in the Innovation Lab the following year.

If awarded funds only become available only on July 1. They will be disbursed through graduate studies as a stipend and should appear on your student account and for international students it will need to go through payroll.

Annual Dissertation Research Grants for Graduate Students 2017-18

We are pleased to announce annual dissertation research grants for graduate students for carrying out fieldwork and research projects under the Mellon Research Initiative in “Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds.”  One grant of about $12,000 will be available for 2017-2018. To apply please send Smriti Srinivas (ssrinivas@ucdavis.edu) and Bettina Ng’weno (bngweno@ucdavis.edu) a 5 page proposal including a description of your project in relation to the Initiative, the activities to be carried out, and a budget by March 7.   If you have supplemental funding, please include that information.

Awards are contingent on prior participation in the reading group/webpage/ innovation lab/conference support and other activities. If awarded a grant, you will be required to present your research in the Innovation Lab the year following your return.

If awarded funds only become available only on July 1. They will be disbursed through graduate studies as a stipend and should appear on your student account and for international students it will need to go through payroll.