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Applications Open for Grants & Fellowships for UNC-CH Students

Supporting rigorous scholarship is a core tenet of CSAS’s mission. Every year, the Center awards grants and fellowships to UNC-Chapel Hill students and faculty from a range of disciplines who are conducting timely, compelling research on the American South. To gain a sense of the breadth of this scholarship, learn more about our 2018-19 award recipients.

Currently, we are accepting applications for a variety of awards that will be conferred over the summer or next academic year. More information about each award, including how to apply, is available below. The deadline for the grants and fellowships listed is March 1, 2019 unless otherwise indicated.

View the full list of our grant offerings, including support for faculty members and grants with applications accepted on a rolling basis, on our Grants & Fellowships page.

Graduate Students

McColl Dissertation Year Fellowship in Southern Studies The McColl Dissertation Year Fellowship provides one academic year’s funding for a UNC-CH Ph.D. Candidate to complete a doctoral dissertation on a topic related to the southern United States.

Summer Research Grants The Summer Research Grants provide financial support for summer research by UNC-CH graduate students.

Jacquelyn Dowd Hall Grants The Southern Oral History Program invites applications for their Summer Graduate Research Fellowship made possible by the Jacquelyn Dowd Hall Fund, in honor of the founding Director of the SOHP. UNC-CH graduate students who have previously taken the Introduction to Oral History class (History 670) or who can demonstrate competency and experience with oral history methods may apply for funding to support oral history research. Learn how to apply via the Southern Oral History Program.

Undergraduate Students

SOHP Summer Undergraduate Research Assistantship Awards – The SOHP is offering three competitive summer 2019 undergraduate field research awards for students at UNC Chapel Hill. Summer field researchers will receive a $2500 stipend for 10 weeks of summer oral history fieldwork that includes researching and collecting oral histories for one of SOHP’s research projects, Stories to Save Lives: Health, Illness and Medical Care in the South, or Southern Mix: Voices of Asians and Asian Americans in the American South. Learn more about the award and how to apply here.