Shortly after Robert “Robbie” Robinson became the University’s chief of public safety in October 1993, he had a “chance encounter” with James K. Duah-Agyeman, who was then the director of the Center for Academic Achievement in the Division of Student…
Program on Latin America and the Caribbean CALL FOR PROOSALS
Attention Syracuse University Graduate Students:
Call for Proposals: Deadline 2/26/15
PLACA Graduate Student Summer Research Grants
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 2015. The purpose of the award is to provide students the opportunity to gather preliminary data, make contacts, map topics, and increase the competitiveness of future proposals for funding. Any student enrolled in an M.A. or Ph.D. program at Syracuse University may apply.
The awards are competitive and proposals are judged on the basis of (i) the quality of the proposed research, (ii) the organization and thoughtfulness of the proposal, and (iii) the appropriateness and feasibility of the research plan in relation to the student’s background and qualifications.
DEADLINE: Thursday, Feb. 26
Application link: http://bit.ly/placa2015
Printed guidelines are also available at The Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs: 346 Eggers Hall
Contact: Margaret Hermann
Director, Moynihan Institute