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Deadline Approaching for USC Student and Faculty Fellowships

USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research is offering summer fellowships for undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty at University of Southern California. The deadline to submit an application is March 31, 2016.

First, the DEFY Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships provide $1,000 support for undergraduate USC students doing research focused on the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and/or other unique USC resources and collections during the summer of 2016. Summer Research fellowships will be expected to spent three to four weeks in residence at USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research during the summer of 2016, to play a role in the activities of the Center, and to give a public presentation based on their work and findings during the following academic year. Award winners are invited to join DEFY (Defy Intolerance Through Education), the student organization of USC Shoah Foundation.

Previous undergraduate fellows have researched the role of radio in the Rwandan Genocide and theological redemption in the Holocaust.

The Graduate/Faculty Summer Research Fellowships provide $3,000 support for USC faculty and USC graduate students doing research focused on the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and/or other unique USC resources and collections during the summer of 2016. Summer Research Fellows will be expected to spend four weeks in residence at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research during the summer of 2016, to play a role in the activities of the Center, and to give a public presentation based on their work and findings during the following academic year.

To apply for either fellowship, send cover letter, current CV and research proposal, including a project outline and description of methodology, by March 31, 2016, to cagr@usc.edu. Students must provide a letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor.

For more information about fellowships at the Center, visit http://sfi.usc.edu/cagr/fellowships