Fellowships and Awards at CUNY Center for LGBTQ Studies

October 18th, 2015

CLAGS_logo-new-websiteAre you interested in Yuri studies? Check out this press release from the Center for LGBTQ Studies at CUNY.


CLAGS is pleased to offer the following fellowships and awards for students, scholars, and artists, with deadlines this November.

An endowed fellowship named for CLAGS founder and first executive director, Martin Duberman, and partner, Eli Zal, this fellowship is awarded to a graduate student, an independent scholar, or an adjunct from any country doing scholarly research on the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer (LGBTQ) experience. University affiliation is not necessary. The award is adjudicated by the CLAGS fellowships committee.
Award: $2,500
Application due: November 15, 2015
Student Travel Award
Each year, CLAGS sponsors two student travel awards open to all graduate students enrolled in the CUNY system. A cash prize is awarded to a student presenting subject matter that addresses gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, or transgender issues in their respective field. Presentations can be for conferences held in the U.S. or abroad.
Award: $250
Application due: November 15, 2015
Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship
The CLAGS Residency Fellowship Program assists scholars and professionals whose research on the LGBTQ experience can benefit from access to CLAGS’s resources and its location in midtown Manhattan at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.
The Scholars-in-Residence Program is designed to (1) encourage research and writing on the history, literature and culture of the of the LGBTQ community or other dynamic projects relating to the LGBTQ experience, broadly conceived; (2) to promote and facilitate interaction among the participants including fellows funded by other sources; (3) to facilitate the dissemination of the researcher’s findings through lectures via CLAGS’s ongoing Events Series.
The CLAGS Scholar-in-Residence will be allowed to spend up to six months in residence.  Beyond a CLAGS affiliation, fellows will receive office space, access to libraries and electronic databases, as well as opportunities to meet and work with leading LGBTQ scholars in New York City. No monetary stipend is available to fellows.
Application due: November 1, 2015
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