SHERA Graduate Student / Independent Scholar Research Grant

Beginning in 2019, SHERA is offering the SHERA Graduate Student / Independent Scholar Research Grant in the amount of $500. This grant will be awarded to one member for research and/or study toward the completion of a thesis, dissertation, or publication. The grant could be used toward the cost of research travel or accommodations, the acquisition of image rights for publication, language study, and other related activities.

For the 2019 competition, applications are limited to graduate students and scholars who do not hold a full-time position at an academic institution. Applicants must be SHERA members in good standing and must have membership in the organization for at least two consecutive years. To be considered for this grant, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A cover letter explaining how the grant will be used (not to exceed 1 page single-spaced)

  2. A project title and description (not to exceed 1 page single-spaced)

  3. A brief CV (no more than 2 pages)

All application materials must be submitted in one .pdf file to by April 15, 2019. The winner will be announced by May 1, 2019.