Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Call for Applications: Luther G. Tweeten Scholarship

The Luther G. Tweeten Scholarship provides support for graduate student research on socioeconomic problems of Africa, especially addressing issues of food, population, and environment that affect economic development, poverty, and food security.

At least one (1) grant of up to $2,000 will be awarded for use during the 2016 calendar year. The funding is designed to cover the costs associated with fieldwork in Africa such as research materials, programs, and/or travel expenses.

The application deadline is October 12, 2015. The award will be announced in January 2016.

To apply, please submit the following:
  • Description of the proposed research (maximum of 5 pages)
  • Itemized budget
  • Letter of support from the major advisor
  • Graduate transcript
  • Financial support for the proposed research expected to run concurrent with the Tweeten Scholarship
  • Timetable for research under the Tweeten Scholarship in the context of the candidate’s overall graduate program

Applications should be submitted in a single PDF format to Brian Mondragón Jones at bmjones@aaea.org by October 12, 2015. If you have any questions, please contact Brian by email or by phone at (414) 918-3190.

Learn more about the Luther G. Tweeten Scholarship on AAEA website:
View the Call for Applications on AAEA Website: http://www.aaea.org/trust/special-purpose-funds/luther-g-tweeten-special-purpose-fund/applications

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