The Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund Competition
Deadline for Proposals: March 1, 2010
By arrangement with the Provost, income from the Kempf Fund allows the MacMillan Center to support faculty initiative in organizing campus conferences, workshops, and lecture series on international topics in their fields of interest.
Faculty Curriculum Improvement and Innovation Grants 2011-2012
[Guidelines and Application]
The Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies announces a call for proposals open to all faculty at Yale University. Proposals will be accepted for projects to develop new courses with a predominantly Latin American and/or Iberian focus or to increase the area content of existing courses. Applications from junior faculty are particularly encouraged. Further information is available from Jean Silk, Program Manager at email@example.com.
The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale
For more information on the following MacMillan Center Faculty grants, see the web site: www.yale.edu/macmillan/faculty_awards.htm
Director's Award. These Awards are for non-tenured Yale faculty who receive certain distinguished individual grants, prizes or fellowships for international research. In addition to recognizing these junior faculty members' accomplishments, the Director's Awards are intended to enable them to enhance their future research. Recipients will be appointed Research Fellows at the Center and will receive research funds of $5,000 per year for two years. www.yale.edu/macmillan/directors_awards.htm
The MacMillan Center International Book Prizes
Deadline for applications: Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Established in spring 2005, The MacMillan Center awards two prizes for books on international topics, named for two emeritus faculty and former Directors of the Center. Each year, the Gaddis Smith International Book Prize is awarded for the best first book by a member of the Yale ladder faculty, and the Gustav Ranis International Book Prize is awarded for the best book by a member of the Yale ladder faculty. Award recipients receive a research appointment at The MacMillan Center, and a $10,000 research award over two years. Books published after January 1, 2004, are eligible for consideration this year. Nominations are due at The MacMillan Center, Director's Suite, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, by December 1, 2009.
Faculty Research Grants in International, Area, and Comparative Studies
Deadline for Applications: Friday, January 16, 2010
The MacMillan Center announces the availability of faculty research grants for research on projects within its scope of activity. These grants are open to full-time ladder faculty on continuing appointments in any department of the University. Research grants are awarded for studies that will increase understanding of specific countries and societies in the modern era; for problem-oriented and comparative studies within and between regions; and for studies in international relations. Applications will be reviewed by a committee, chaired by the Dean of the Graduate School and consisting of selected faculty members affiliated with the MacMillan Center.
Projects in the humanities arena should also consider applying to the Griswold Faculty Research Fund. (See www.yale.edu/whc/funding)
Projects in the natural sciences, the arts, medicine, and environmental studies will normally be considered only if they focus substantially on some aspects of human and/or institutional behavior.