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Research Fields TEST Political studies, history, public administration, journalism
Categories Social Sciences and Humanities
Citizenship Specified Nationalities
Eligibility The Dirksen Congressional Center invited applications for grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress. The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible. The Centre encourages graduate students who have successfully defended their dissertation prospectus to apply and a significant portion of the funds for dissertaion research. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who reside in the United States. The awards program does not fund undergraduate or pre-PhD study. Organizations are not eligible. Research teams of two or more individuals are eligible. Value: Generally speaking, an award can cover almost any aspect of a qualified research project, such as travel to conduct research, duplication of research material, purchase of data sets, and costs of clerical, secretarial, research, or transcription assistance. This list is merely illustrative, but specifically excluded from funding are the purchase of equipment, tuition support, salary support for the principal investigator(s), indirect costs or institutional overhead, travel to professional meetings, and publication subsidies. Awards range from a few hundred dollars to $3,500. Stipends will be awarded to individuals (not organizations) on a competitive basis. Grants will normally extend for one year. In some circumstances, the Center will make more than one award to a single individual in consecutive years, but not more than three awards to the same person in a five-year period.
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines March 1
Application Details Visit The Dirksen Congressional Centre web site at http://www.dirksencenter.org/print_grants_CRAs.htm for details. Contact: Frank j. Mackaman, The Dirksen Congressional Center, 2815 Broadway, Pekin, IL 61554-4219 USA Telephone: 309-347-7113 Fax: 309-347-6432 Email: fmackaman@dirksencenter.org Updated: January 25, 2012

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