The Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) announces its 2018 Research Grants Competition. Applications will be considered that focus on Holodomor research, publishing of research results, preservation of materials, and organization of and participation in conference sessions and workshops dealing with the Holodomor. Grants for individuals will not exceed $6,000 Canadian. The majority of grants in past years have ranged from $1,000 to $3,000. HREC is also accepting proposals for collaborative projects that engage scholars and institutions from both in and outside Ukraine. Collaborative grants may be awarded for a maximum of $15,000 Canadian.
Please send the following materials, using “Grants Competition” in the subject line, by March 1, 2018, to email@example.com :
CV. Include a list of published works, if any. (If proposing a collaborative project, please include CV’s for the scholars submitting jointly or representatives of each institution.)
Proposal (2-3 double-spaced pages) outlining the aims and significance of the project and proposed methodology. The proposal should address the existing literature on the topic and how the project will add to our knowledge. Please include a one-paragraph summary of your project as the introduction to your proposal.
Budget outlining how the proposed funding will be used.
Letter of recommendation, preferably from an academic supervisor or head of department.
Applications will be accepted in English, French, or Ukrainian. Please include your name at the top of each page of your application.
Applicants will be informed of the outcome of the competition by March 31, 2018.
The Holodomor Research and Education Consortium is a project of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) of the University of Alberta, established through a gift of The Temerty Foundation. The HREC mandate is carried out by staff in a Toronto office, CIUS staff in Edmonton, and researchers in Ukraine. HREC also engages educators, scholars and institutions in the West and Ukraine.
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