Marcus Garvey Memorial Foundation's Jean Harvey Slappy Research Grant

Event Details

End: March 23, 2018
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This grant looks to support doctoral candidates working on aspects of the history of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, the African Communities League, and/or Marcus Garvey’s organizational activities, and who wish to use the Thomas W. Harvey/U.N.I.A. collection (Finding Aid: located at Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. Research fellows receive grants of $500 to help defray expenses associated with travel to—and use of—the archival collection.


(DEADLINE: MARCH 23, 2018)

Decisions will be announced by May 15, 2018


While proposals are welcome on a wide variety of research topics, proposals will be evaluated based on their relevance to key questions in the field of African and African Diaspora Studies and on the basis of their unique contribution to scholarship.


Required application materials:


* 2-page summary of the larger research project (single- or double-spaced)

* 1-page description of the specific research to be carried out with the grant, along with a line-item budget (for       up to $500.00) and research timeline (single- or double-spaced)

* Curriculum Vitae (no page limit)

* One recommendation from an advising professor


All application materials (including recommendations sent directly from advising professor or from a dossier service) must be sent as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments by March 23, 2018 to: