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PLACA Summer Research Grants Call for Proposals
Proposal deadline: Monday, Feb. 18
PLACA Summer Research Grants Syracuse University Graduate Students
Attention Graduate and Doctoral Students:
This year the Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (PLACA) will grant awards to graduate students of up to $1,500 to support field research in Latin America and the Caribbean during the summer of 2013. The purpose of the award is to provide students the opportunity to gather preliminary data, make contacts, map topics and increase competitiveness of future proposals for funding. Any student enrolled in a MA or PhD program at Syracuse University or SUNY-ESF may apply.
The awards are competitive and proposals are judged on the basis of i) quality of the proposed research, ii) organization and thoughtfulness of the proposal, and iii) appropriateness and feasibility of the research plan in relation to the student’s background and qualifications.
DEADLINE: Monday, Feb. 18
Application link including guidelines: survey.maxwell.syr.edu/Survey.aspxs=e44a970bfeb94c959b9154286b12f7c7
Printed guidelines are also available at The Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, 346 Eggers Hall.
For questions on the application process, contact Amy Marsden at firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions or more information regarding the nature of the research or evaluation process, contact Margaret Hermann at
Contact Person: Amy Marsden at email@example.com