Department/Area: Arts & Humanities, International Education
Title: Fulbright Programs - Europe - Armenia - Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
Brief Description: The sponsor provides lecturing or lecturing/research awards in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). This opportunity is open to early career applicants (within five years of terminal degree).
Eligibility: Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.A. in TEFL/TESOL or applied linguistics or closely related field with minimum three years of college-level teaching and teacher training experience is required. Expertise in curriculum and materials development is highly desirable. Scholars of all academic ranks (junior, mid-career and senior faculty), including community college and adjunct faculty are welcome to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Permanent resident status is not sufficient. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master's depending on the field) as appropriate at the time of application. For professionals and artists outside academe, applicants must demonstrate recognized professional standing and substantial professional
accomplishments. A candidate who has resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in a six-year year period preceding the date of application is ineligible for a grant. For the purpose of this section, a candidate who has lived outside the United States for nine months or more during a calendar year is deemed to have resided abroad for that year. Recipients of a core Fulbright Senior Scholar award (defined as longer than two months) are eligible to receive another traditional award five years after the date of completion of the previous award.
Funding: A monthly base stipend of $2,640 to $2,860 is provided. Also included is a maintenance allowance, a travel/relocation allowance, a book allowance of $1000 and a dependent tuition allowance. Awards are for a duration of four to nine months.
Agency Deadline: 8/1/2013
Website Address: http://catalog.cies.org/viewAward.aspx?n=4000&dc=AM
Solicitation Number: 07748
Department/Area: Arts & Humanities
Title: Humanities Festival Grants
Brief Description: New Jersey Council for the Humanities provides awards of up to $500 annually in celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month. This year’s theme is “Sports in American Culture and Communities.” This year, NJCH is interested in supporting projects that consider the meaning and value that sports bring to our lives. In exploring this topic, applicants may draw from any one of a number of humanities disciplines, e.g., literature, history, jurisprudence, philosophy, ethics, comparative religion, and cultural and gender studies
Eligibility: Applicants must be registered New Jersey nonprofit organizations or government agencies operating within the state. The humanities must be central to the project. Programs must be given or introduced by a person possessing at least a Master’s Degree in a humanities discipline, who will provide a context for the program. Applicants must present a plan for attracting a diverse audience. All programs must be open to the public, free of charge, and scheduled during the month of October.
Proposed Funding: The maximum grant request is $500.
Agency Deadline: 6/17/2013
Website Address: http://njch.org/grants-hf/
Solicitation Number: NSF 13-560
Department/Area: Engineering, Arts, Sciences
Title: Gen-3 Engineering Research Centers (ERC): Partnerships in Transformational Research, Education and Technology
Description: The goal of the Generation Three (Gen-3) Engineering Research Centers (ERC) Program is to create a culture in engineering research and education that integrates discovery with technological innovation to advance technology and produce graduates who will be creative U.S. innovators in a globally competitive economy. These ERCs are at the forefront as the U.S. competes in the 21st century global economy where R&D resources and engineering talent are internationally distributed. Recognizing that optimizing efficiency and product quality are no longer sufficient for U.S. industry to remain competitive, these ERCs integrate transformational academic engineering research and education to stimulate increased U.S. innovation in a global context.
Agency Deadline: 5/30/2013
Website Address: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13560/nsf13560.htm