Funding

Funding – The Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA). Due: March 31st, 2017.

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The Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) Due March 31st, 2017

  • This award supports activities such as fieldwork (data collection); research visits to libraries, archives, or universities; course/curriculum development; and international collaborations leading to peer-reviewed publication. Civil Society Scholars are selected on the basis of their outstanding contributions to research or other engagements with local communities, to furthering debates on challenging societal questions, and to strengthening critical scholarship and academic networks within their fields.

 

The application deadline is March 31st, 2017.

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Funding – Russell Sage Foundation: Social Inequality. Due: 11am PST, May 31, 2017.

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  • The Russell Sage Foundation’s program on Social Inequality supports innovative research on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and intergenerational transmission of advantage. We see investigator-initiated research projects that will broaden our understanding of the causes and consequences of rising economic inequalities in the United States.

Please see our list of Frequently Asked Questions for details regarding funding priorities and application procedures. If you still have questions, substantive or otherwise, regarding the submission of letters of inquiry (LOI), please submit them no later than 30 days before the next deadline. Please contact us at programs@rsage.org. We cannot guarantee a response to any questions submitted within 30 days of an LOI deadline. Next LOI due at 11am PST, May 31, 2017

Please see here for more information.

Funding – Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in American Indian and Indigenous Studies. Due: March 1, 2017

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  • This fellowship is offered by Michigan State University and the deadline to apply is March 1st, 2017. The award period is July 1st through June 2018. The fellowship provides office space, access to Michigan State University’s outstanding library and computing facilities, connections with American Indian and Indigenous studies faculty, benefits for the year, and a substantial stipend.

 

The deadline to apply is March 1st, 2017 and the person of contact for this fellowship is Dr. Dylan AT Miner, adminer@msu.edu.

Funding – Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: 3 new fellowships. Due: March 1, 2017.

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The American Philosophical Society Library is pleased to announce three new fellowships under a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that may be of interest to members of this community.

 

These opportunities are for scholars at various stages of their careers, especially Native American scholars in training, tribal college and university faculty members, and other scholars working closely with Native communities on projects. Each fellowship provides a stipend and travel funds. The application deadline is March 1, 2017 and all materials must be submitted online. Full details can be found in the links bellow:

 

Long-Term Predoctoral Fellowship Due: March 1st, 2017

  • 12-month fellowship intended for an advanced PhD student. Applications are open to scholars in all related fields and all periods of time, although preference will be given to those who have experience working with Native communities.

 

Long-Term Postdoctoral Fellowship Due March 1st, 2017

 

  • 12-month fellowship for post-doctoral scholars at any stage of their careers. Applications are open to scholars in all related fields and all periods of time, although preference will be given to those who have experience working with Native communities.

 

Digital Knowledge Sharing (DKS) Fellowships Due March 1st, 2017

  • Short-term fellowships aimed to encourage Digital Knowledge Sharing among scholars of the history, culture, and languages of Indigenous people of North America. Open to individuals working on Native American and Indigenous topics who need to do archival research at the APS Library or elsewhere in order to complete their projects.

 

The deadline for all three of these fellowships is March 1st, 2017 and the person of contact for these fellowships is Abby Shelton, ashelton@amphilsoc.org.

BC Aboriginal Student Awards and BC Aboriginal Teacher Education Awards. Due: Mar 31, 2017

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The 2017 BC Aboriginal Student Awards and BC Aboriginal Teacher Education Awards are now available through the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society. Instructions on how to apply, links to application forms, and full eligibility criteria are found on the Society’s NEW website at http://www.ikbbc.ca

The application deadline is Friday, March 31, 2017.

Aboriginal Scholarship Workshop, Social Lounge at UBC Longhouse. 12-1 pm, Jan 26, 2017

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Indigenous Student Scholarship Workshop

When: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 | 12 noon – 1pm
Where: Social Lounge at the Longhouse, 1985 West Mall, UBC Vancouver

Curious about what kinds of upcoming scholarship awards you could apply to?
Do you need help with filling out an application form for scholarships?
Academic Advisors and Enrolment Service Professionals (ESPs) will be reviewing several scholarships and are available to answer your questions. Drop by at noon, a free pizza lunch will be provided.

The workshop will review these awards*:

1. Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health Awards
(http://health.aboriginal.ubc.ca/awards-and-scholarships/)

2. Indspire Scholarship
(https://indspire.ca/for-students/bursaries-scholarships/)

3. Irving K. Barber Scholarship
(http://www.ikbbc.ca/web/aboriginal/eligibility)

*Please note, these awards are open to all students (including those who are on Student Loans or are Band-Funded).

This workshop is open to both undergraduate and graduate Indigenous students at UBC Vancouver.

Please email arts.aboriginal@ubc.ca to RSVP (this helps us coordinate the pizza order). Student’s with classes that end at 12:30pm are still encouraged to attend the end portion of the workshop.

Add the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/485824031587874/

SAGE Digest & Season’s Greetings

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Dear SAGE Community,

The Office of Indigenous Education is accepting applications for the SAGE Provincial Coordinator, Graduate Academic Assistant. Please email indigenous.education@ubc.ca with any questions.

SAGE is such a wonderful community of scholars! I am truly grateful for the learning experiences, and opportunities to serve Indigenous grad students for the past two and a half years. As of September, I have become a part of the team at the First Nations House of Learning, as the Aboriginal Student and Community Development Officer. I hope to be a resource to Indigenous graduate students in this role, and to continue being an active member of SAGE while I finish my PhD. I invite all of you to drop by room 184 at the Longhouse to visit anytime – please come say hi!

Thanks and enjoy the SAGE Digest!

Aurelia Kaililani Kinslow
Provincial Coordinator (ex-officio, interim volunteer)
Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE)

 

The SAGE blog is updated on an ongoing basis. If you have news, information and/or resources to share, please forward to grad.sage@ubc.ca.

Achievements

·      Doctoral Defence – caroline lefebvre

Call for Papers

·      Rising Up: Indigenous Knowledge and Research in Indigenous Studies Graduate Student Conference, University of Manitoba. Due: Feb 3, 2017

·      Indigenous Expressions of Culture in Storytelling, Drama, Theatre and Performance – Traditional and Contemporary Canadian and Polish Upper Silesian Perspectives. Due: Dec 31, 2016

·      Activism and Justice: Indigenous Responses to Neoliberalism; 6th Annual Native American Studies Graduate Student Symposium Currents of Resistance, Due: Jan 13, 2017

Read more under Call for Proposals/Papers category

Course

·    Course – Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education – Register by January 23https://wordpress.com/post/gradsage.com/3938

Events

·      Upcoming SAGE events in 2017

·      CTLT, Teaching Assistants Institute

·      Graduate Pathways to Success: workshops + new graduate student orientation in January

·      Museum of Anthropology: December 2016

Read more under Events category

Funding

·      David Suzuki Fellowship program, Due: Feb 1, 2017

·      Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships, Due: Feb 10, 2017

·      Creating Humanities Communities Grant, National Endowment for the Humanities. Due: Feb 15, 2017

Read more under Funding category

Jobs

·      FT Child-care worker, Due: Dec 18, 2016

·      Department Chair, Arizona State University, American Indian Studies Program

·      Tenure-Track Job Openings, UNLV English Department

·      Indigenous Governance Program Manager, University of Arizona

·      Assistant Professor of Native American History, University of North Carolina – Pembroke

·      Wildlife Biologist, at Okanagan Nation Alliance

Read more under Jobs category

Resources

·      UBC Single Mothers Support Group