Mary Jaharis Center Grants for Byzantin Art anf Culture Research 2017


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February 01, 2017

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1. Dissertation Development Grants

Mary Jaharis Center Dissertation Development Grants target graduate students who have completed all coursework, language requirements, and exams necessary to advance to Ph.D. candidacy. Grants are meant to assist with the costs of travel associated with the development of a dissertation proposal in the field of Byzantine studies broadly conceived, e.g., travel to potential research sites, museum collections, research and special collections libraries. The goal of these grants is to assist students in refining their initial ideas into a feasible, interesting, and fundable doctoral project.

Funding: Up to one grant of $1500 will be awarded in each grant cycle

Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted between 1 November 2016 and 1 February 2017. Notifications will be made in May 2017.

Eligibility

All graduate students whose primary research focuses on an aspect of Byzantine studies are eligible. Applicants must have completed all coursework, language requirements, and exams necessary to advance to Ph.D. candidacy. Students with approved dissertation projects are not eligible.

Evaluation

Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Significance: The potential for the research topic being investigated to make an original and important contribution to the field of inquiry it addresses.
  • Preparedness: The applicant’s competence (e.g., language, methodological, or technical skills) to carry out the proposed research topic and documentation of proper permissions obtained to proceed with the proposed research topic.

Terms

  • Funds must be used between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.
  • Names of recipients and their projects will be published on the MJC website.
  • Recipients will submit by 1 September 2018 a brief report (400–500 words) outlining the work accomplished during the grant period and explaining how the grant money was used.
  • Recipients will submit by 1 September 2018 a précis (200–250 words) of her/his report highlighting the work accomplished during the grant period. The précis will be posted on the MJC website.
  • In any publications resulting from the grant, the recipient will acknowledge the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.

Contact

For questions about the grant, the application process, or reimbursement, contact Brandie Ratliff, Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.

2. Dissertation Grants

Mary Jaharis Center Dissertation Grants are awarded to advanced graduate students working on Ph.D. dissertations in the field of Byzantine studies broadly conceived. These grants are meant to help defray the costs of research-related expenses, e.g., travel, photography/digital images, microfilm.

Funding: Up to four grants of $2500 will be awarded in each grant cycle

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted between 1 November 2016 and 1 February 2017. Notifications will be made in May 2017.

Eligibility

All graduate students whose primary research focuses on an aspect of Byzantine studies are eligible. Applicants must have an approved dissertation project by the application date.

Evaluation

Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Significance: The extent to which the proposed dissertation research will make an original and important contribution to the field of inquiry it addresses.
  • Approach: The extent to which the conceptual framework and methodology are clearly presented and appropriate for the proposed research.
  • Need: The extent to which the funding will make a significant contribution toward the completion of the dissertation.

Terms

  • Funds must be used between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.
  • Names of recipients and their projects will be published on the MJC website.
  • Recipients will submit by 1 September 2018 a brief report (400–500 words) outlining the work accomplished during the grant period and explaining how the grant money was used.
  • Recipients will submit by 1 September 2018 a précis (200–250 words) of her/his report highlighting the work accomplished during the grant period. The précis will be posted on the MJC website.
  • In any publications resulting from the grant, the recipient will acknowledge the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.

Contact

For questions about the grant, the application process, or reimbursement, contact Brandie Ratliff, Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.

3. Publication Grants

Mary Jaharis Center Publication Grants support book-length publications or major articles in the field of Byzantine studies broadly conceived. Grants are aimed at early career academics. Preference will be given to postdocs and assistant professors, though applications from non-tenure track faculty and associate and full professors will be considered. We encourage the submission of first-book projects.

Funding: Up to two grants of $3000 will be awarded in each grant cycle

Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted between 1 November 2016 and 1 February 2017. Notifications will be made in May 2017.

Eligibility

Applicants applying for Mary Jaharis Center Publication Grants must be working on book-length publications or major articles. Books must be single-author manuscripts, either monographs or collections of essays by the author. Volumes of previously published essays and congress proceedings are not eligible. Articles must be at least 15,000 words. Publications must be published in English. Grants may be used to subsidize expenses not covered by the publisher or to fund research necessary for the completion of the manuscript.

Applicants applying for a subvention must have completed manuscripts and must be formally and unconditionally under contract with a recognized press of national or international stature. Examples of expenses suitable for consideration include photography/imaging, permissions, image acquisition and licensing, exceptional design requirements (e.g., maps, line drawings, charts, and tables), and multiple indexes.

Applicants applying for research funds must have well-established projects. Examples of expenses suitable for consideration include travel, photography/digital images, and microfilm.

Evaluation

Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:

Significance: The extent to which the book will make an important contribution to the field of inquiry it addresses.
Approach: The extent to which the submitted description and text sample demonstrates clarity of methodological approach, argument, and writing.
Need: The extent to which the submitted material underlines the importance of the funding to the overall project.

Terms

  • Funds must be used between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.
  • Names of recipients and their projects will be published on the MJC website.
  • Recipients will submit by 1 September 2018 a brief report (400–500 words) consisting of an abstract of the book and an explanation of how the grant money contributed/will contribute to its publication. The report will be posted on the MJC website.
  • Recipients will submit by 1 September 2018 an itemized list of the expenses covered by the grant.
  • Recipients will acknowledge the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture in the publication.

Contact

For questions about the grant, the application process, or reimbursement, contact Brandie Ratliff, Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.

4. HCHC Faculty Conference Travel Grant 

Mary Jaharis Center HCHC Faculty Conference Travel Grants are aimed at Hellenic College Holy Cross faculty pursuing research in any subject, discipline, or methodology related to Byzantine studies broadly conceived. Funds are meant to help defray the costs of presenting at professional meetings.

Evaluation

Applicants will be peer-reviewed by an external grants committee. The committee will assess the eligibility of the proposed activity and consider its merit. Preference will be given to applicants who have not received a grant in the previous two cycles, who have no or limited sources of funding, and who are participating in major national or international meetings.

Terms

Successful applicants will be reimbursed for eligible expenses up to the award amount. Eligible expenses include registration fees, lodging, meals, transportation, and parking and tolls. For travel by personal automobile, actual mileage from HCHC or home to and from the conference location will be reimbursed at the current IRS mileage rate, plus tolls and parking. 

Recipents must submit the Request for Reimbursement Form and original receipts to the MJC no later than 30 days after the close of the conference. The MJC will consider grants forfeited if proper documentation is not submitted in a timely manner.

The names of recipents and their abstracts will be published on the MJC’s website.

Contact

For questions about the grant, the application process, or reimbursement, contact Brandie Ratliff, Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.

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