American Geophysical Union Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science
|2010-2011 American Geophysical Union Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science
Deadline: 15 February 2010
The American Geophysical Union invites applications for a $5000 fellowship in the history of science to a doctoral student completing a dissertation in the history of the geophysical sciences, which include topics related to atmospheric sciences, biogeosciences, geodesy, geomagnetism and paleomagnetism, hydrology, ocean sciences, planetary sciences, seismology, space physics, aeronomy, tectonophysics, volocanology, geochemistry, and petrology. The fellowship must be used during the year following the start of the 2010 fall semester/quarter.
The goal of the fellowship is to assist doctoral students in the history of the geophysical sciences with the costs of travel to obtain archival/research materials needed to complete the dissertation.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status, and must be pursuing a degree at a U.S. institution.
To apply for the travel grant, students must be doctoral candidates (i.e., have passed all comprehensive exams — ABD) in good standing and completing a dissertation on a history of geophysics topic. Candidates must submit the following:
* a cover letter with vita
Submit hardcopy materials as follows:
Via FEDEX, UPS, etc.: Dr. Kristine C. Harper, Department of History, Florida State University, 401 Bellamy Bldg, 113 Collegiate Loop, Tallahassee FL 32306
Applicants are responsible for getting all materials in by the 15 February deadline. If you have not received an e-mail confirmation by 20 February, check with Dr. Harper. Anticipated decision no later than 1 April 2010.
AGU encourages applications from women, minorities, and students with disabilities who are traditionally underrepresented in the geophysical sciences.
|Dr. Kristine C. Harper
Florida State University
PO Box 3062200
Tallahassee FL 32306-2200
Phone: (850) 644-5888
Fax: (850) 644-6402
Email: [email protected]
Visit the website at http://history.agu.org