ESEH Research Grant 2018

European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) is delighted to announce ESEH Research Grant 2018. These grants are open to the students enrolled in any Ph.D. program, as are those who earned a Ph.D. in 2016 or 2017.

The ESEH Research Grant is aimed at offering doctoral students and recent post-docs funding useful to complete their research in environmental history. It was created to assist outstanding Ph.D. graduate students and recent Ph.D. graduates in completing their research in environmental history.

The grant provides a single payment of €500 for research and travel in the field of environmental history, without geographical or chronological restriction.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • Students enrolled in any Ph.D. program are eligible to apply, as are those who earned a Ph.D. in 2016 or 2017.
  • Given candidates with comparative skills and preparation, preference will be given to European-based scholars.

How to Apply & Competition Rules:

To participate, in the competition applicants must submit all files to Marcus Hall, Chair of the ESEH Research Fellowship Committee, researchgrant@eseh.org

Rules:

To apply, you should submit the following two documents as a SINGLE file, labeled with your last name first (please place “ESEH research grant” in the subject line):

  • A 1-2 pages proposal (double-spaced, 12 pt font) explaining your overall project and what specific research activities you will undertake with the funds if granted.
  • You are encouraged to include a budget overview for the specific research activity; where applicable indicate other sources of funding for amounts over EUR 500.
  • A brief curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages)
  • Files in pdf-format are preferred, but Word-compatible formats are also acceptable.

Benefits:

  • The grant provides a single payment of €500 for research and travel in the field of environmental history, without geographical or chronological restriction.
  • Two such grants are expected to be awarded in 2018.
  • The funds must be used to support archival or other field-based research and travel during 2019.

Application Deadline:

Applications will be accepted until 1 December 2018.

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