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Call for Application: 2015 USC Student Research Fellows

USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals from graduate and undergraduate students for its 2015 Student Research Fellow program. The fellowship provides support during summer 2015 for undergraduate and graduate USC students interested in doing research at the Visual History Archive and/or with other resources regarding the Holocaust and other genocides.

Several grants of varying amounts are available for the summer of 2015. Faculty affiliated with the Center will supervise undergraduate student projects. The grants are open to USC undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines, and the grants may be used for travel.

Award decisions will be based on:

• The originality of the proposal.

• The importance of the project to the student’s thesis.

• CAGR specifically encourages interdisciplinary approaches and proposals which deal with the topics of the Center’s research agenda.

• Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously received this award.

Following the fellowship period, students will be expected to give a public presentation based on their work and findings and submit their final written work for archiving.

To submit an application, please send a cover letter, CV, proposal outline, writing sample and recommendation letter by January 15, 2015 to

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