European Union Center of Excellence Summer Research Fellowships

CES will offer two awards to UNC-CH graduate students to conduct pre-dissertation research on the EU or on a comparative contemporary European topic (i.e. involving more than one European country) in Europe during summer 2014. Awards will be in the amount of €3000.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The deadline for applications is March 7, 2014. Proposals should include: a completed application form, a five-page (max) synopsis of the research project with a timetable, and a letter of support from the dissertation advisor or another professor. Please start with the online grant application form to the right .

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Faculty and Graduate Student Joint Projects

One to two awards will be made to teams of graduate students and faculty working on joint projects on contemporary European topics leading to publication. Awards will be in the amount of $2500.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The deadline for applications is March 7, 2014. Proposals should include: a completed application form and a five-page (max) synopsis of the research project that includes a description of how the research will be disseminated, i.e. conference presentation, journal submission, book chapter, etc. Please start with the online grant application form at the top right of this page.

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Grants

FLAS fellowships fund the study of less commonly taught languages and area studies coursework. This program provides academic year and summer fellowships to assist graduate students and advanced undergraduates in foreign language and area studies related to contemporary Europe. The deadline for these awards is January 31, 2014.

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Graduate Student Research Travel

CES offers a limited number of travel awards to UNC-CH graduate students to present research on the EU or on a contemporary comparative European topic (i.e. involving more than one European country) at domestic and international conferences. Priority will be given to students who have not recently received funds from CES. Typically, domestic awards range from $500-750 and international awards range from $1000-1500. The deadline for applications is March 7, 2014Applications are due at least one month before the intended date of travel.

Proposals should include: a completed application form, a brief (one-page) cover letter summarizing the project and other sources of funding, a curriculum vita, and a letter of support from the dissertation advisor or another professor. Please start with the online grant application form at the top right of this page.

Acknowledgement of support and reporting requirements: Funding for these awards is provided by the European Union and the U.S. Department of Education. Awardees are required to properly acknowledge support as indicated in the award letter. All CES grantees must submit a brief (one-page) report on the funded project at the end of the grant period.