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Overseas Opportunity

Contributed by: Dom Caristi
Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018 10:00 AM
Ball State students are eligible to apply for Fulbright grants if they:
• have a respectable academic transcript;
• have a record of active community involvement; and
• are American citizens.
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NEH Summer Stipends: Deadline August 24

Contributed by: Augusta Isley
Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018 9:30 AM
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend program supports individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Eligible projects typically result in articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two months.

An outright award of $6,000 is provided for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. In accordance with NEH guidelines, Ball State may nominate two faculty proposals to submit to NEH.

Ball State internal application deadline is August 24, 2018
Deadline for final submission to the NEH is September 26 for projects beginning May 2019.

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Election Engagement Grants available through ICC

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Monday, 11 June 2018 9:30 AM

Through a partnership with the Campus Election Engagement Project, Indiana Campus Compact is offering Election Engagement Grants to support campuses as they inform and promote student voter participation, develop new and innovative programming, and promote further student involvement in and with their communities.

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Ball State to be honored at Engaged Scholarship conference

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Wednesday, 16 May 2018 9:30 AM

Ball State University will be honored with the inaugural Excellence in Faculty Engagement Award at the 2018 Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) Conference, Transforming Higher Education through Engaged Scholarship, October 2-3, 2018 at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center, Minnesota. The award specifically recognizes the Department of Elementary Education’s “Schools with the Context of Community” program for its exemplary contributions to scholarship and the practice of engaged scholarship.

Early registration is now available; special pricing includes an ESC member rate and a group discount for those attending with five or more colleagues from one institution.

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