The Center for French Colonial Studies
Centre pour l’étude du pays des Illinois
CARL J. EKBERG RESEARCH GRANT
DESCRIPTION: The Center for French Colonial Studies was founded in 1983 in response to the renewed interest among historians, anthropologists, archaeologists, genealogists and preservationists in the history of the upper Mississippi Valley during the period of French predominance from 1673 to the early part of the 19th century. The Center awards each year one $1,000 grant to further French-language research related to the French presence in the upper Mississippi Valley (Illinois Country).
FIELD OF STUDY: All academic disciplines are eligible.
ELIGIBILITY: The award is open to graduate students and junior scholars (Ph.D. awarded after Jan. 31, 2002) of any nationality; priority will be given to doctoral students whose dissertation proposal has already been approved. Applicants should have the necessary language proficiency to conduct the project.
DEADLINE: January 31.
APPLICATIONS: For more information, please visit our website: www.noctrl.edu/cfcs.
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