Association for Diversity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ADSEEES) Travel Grants
The Association for Diversity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ADSEEES) is pleased to announce two separate competitive grants aimed at subsidizing attendance of the 2016 ASEEES Convention in Washington, DC (November 17-20, 2016).
1. Convention Attendance Grant for Undergraduates from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving-Institutions (MSIs) 10 available grants
This grant covers the registration and membership fees necessary to attend the 2016 ASEEES Convention. Please submit a short essay (250 words maximum) explaining how your academic work in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies will help you in your future career and/or studies. Explain how your future plans align with the values and principles outlined in the ADSEEES mission statement (see below). Students from any subfield (language, literature, history, social science, and other relevant disciplines) are eligible to apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a historically black college and university (HBCU) or a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI). To see if your college or university applies, see the Department of Education website listing here. Please email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 15, 2016.
2. Convention Travel Grant (for graduate students currently enrolled in an M.A. or Ph.D. program) 2 available grants in the amount of $400
Please submit a short essay (500 words maximum) explaining how attending the 2016 ASEEES conference fits into your career goals, and how your research, teaching, and/or service to the profession align with the values and principles outlined in the ADSEEES mission statement (see below). Please submit your essay along with your CV to email@example.com by July 30, 2016. To be eligible for this grant, your name must appear (in any capacity) in the ASEEES convention program.
ADSEEES Mission Statement
The Association for Diversity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ADSEEES) is dedicated to better connecting and expanding the network of underrepresented minority students, scholars, and professionals working in the field. ADSEEES is committed to improving general understanding of the unique experiences of racial, ethnic, and religious minorities as well as members of the LGBTQ community who study, teach, and/or conduct research in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. ADSEEES also seeks to serve as a platform for academic discussions of minoritarian cultures in the region both historically and in the present day.
To learn more about ADSEEES, please visit our website at http://www.adseees.org
Through its grant competition, ADSEEES seeks to foster diversity and inclusion within the field of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Applicants from all backgrounds who have shown a demonstrated commitment to the principles outlined in the ADSEEES Mission Statement, either through their research, teaching, and/or service to the profession are encouraged to apply.
These grants have been made possible through generous funding from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES) at the University of California-Berkeley, and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University.
Please address any questions or concerns about the application process to firstname.lastname@example.org.