The American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) will offer doctoral student conference grants for the 2013 National Conference, February 28, 2013 – March 2, 2013. The grants allow the recipients to attend the conference as an introduction to the academy and provides excellent networking opportunities for new academicians.
The award recipient will receive a $1,200 cash award, conference registration, and a one-year membership in AABHE. Second, third and fourth place winners will receive $600 cash awards, conference registration, and a one-year membership in AABHE.
The award selection committee will review complete application packets received by the deadline, Monday, December 3, 2012. We will accept hard copy applications and/or electronic applications (pdf or word). Electronic and hard copy applications must be RECEIVED by the December 3, 2012 deadline and be signed by the applicant. A complete application packet includes (1) a signed application cover sheet, (2) supporting documents (Resume, advisor recommendation), and (3) a research statement, which describes the doctoral student’s current research interest and its implications for the African American community; this statement must outline tangible results gathered during the research phase of the dissertation project. Applicant should be ABD or completed degree requirements in the last 6 months.
The advisor’s recommendation MUST certify that the applicant has substantially completed the research project with tangible results available