Jack Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture & History
This fellowship has been established to honor the life and work of Jack Henning, San Francisco labor leader, statesman, and tireless champion of all working people.
Established in 2007, the Jack Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture & History began awarding annual grants in 2009 to California graduate students.
A fundraising event during 2007 was attended by many of our friends, including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, members of the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council Unions, and San Francisco Labor Council Affiliates, and our supporters from the Northern California community.
A stipend of $5,000 will be provided for the academic year 2018-2019. The award recipient will be expected to submit a progress report at the end of the field research and a final report when the thesis/dissertation is completed.
Applicants for the Henning Fellowship should send 3 copies of each of the following:
I. The written proposal, of no more than 1500 words, describing a field-based research project that focuses on some aspect of workers’ lives shall include:
a. the research question and methods
b. a discussion of the significance of this project
c. a projected timeline
d. an estimated budget
e. a preliminary bibliography
II. Applicant’s CV and a listing of other awards, scholarships, and funding sources, applied for and/or received, if any.
III. A letter of recommendation from the thesis or dissertation committee chair.
These should be sent via US mail (electronic submissions will NOT be accepted) to:
Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture and History
Jack Henning Graduate Fellowship
PO Box 370542
Montara, CA 94037
Applications must be postmarked no later than December 1, 2017.
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