Clements Center's Interdisciplinary Research Grants
SMU Graduate Students Working in the American
Southwest or Borderlands
William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies
offers a small number of travel grants to
support research on the American Southwest and the borderlands by SMU graduate students
needing to visit sites beyond
the campus of SMU.
will be given to students who have passed their oral
exams and are working on dissertations (but who have
not exhausted their five-year enrollment at SMU). The Center will
reimburse expenses for travel, research materials, and
research-related activities, up to $500 per week.
are due March 15, 2013.
Graduate students who wish to apply should
submit a proposal, approximately 750 words
in length, which includes:
vita, which includes a mailing address,
telephone number and email address.
description of the nature, scope, and
significance of the topic as it relates
to the Southwest.
about how the research activities or
acquisition of materials will enhance
the quality of the work on the topic.
potential or actual sources of funding.
projected time for completion of the
A letter of
recommendation from the professor who is
supervising the work.
you have questions about your eligibility, please
contact Clements Center associate director
Sherry L. Smith
or Clements Department of History Graduate Advisor
applications via email to Clements Center assistant
Ruth Ann Elmore
by March 15, 2013.
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