George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

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Type: Prize
Date: September 14, 2018 to December 17, 2018
Location: United States
Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies
George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

Each year the Immigration and Ethnic History Society awards the George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award. For the 2019 award, it will invite applications from any Ph.D. candidate who will have completed qualifying exams by 2018, and whose thesis focuses on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history. The award provides two grants of $1000 each for expenses to be incurred in researching the dissertation. Applicants must submit a three-page to five-page descriptive proposal in English discussing the significance of the work, the methodology, sources, and collections to be consulted. Also included must be a proposed budget, a brief curriculum vitae, and a supporting letter from the major advisor. To be considered for the award, all applicants must submit their materials via email to all committee members by 11:59 PM on December 17, 2018.

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