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Conference Funding

Application for Rewald Sponsored Student-Led Conferences

 

Deadlines:

Feb. 1 for speakers/conferences the following fall

Oct. 1 for speakers/conferences the following spring

 

Requirements:

  1. 1-page abstract describing the topic, rationale and significance of the proposed event.

  2. 1-page list including students involved (a team of 2-3 students is required), faculty mentor, invitees, and events (e.g., talks, round tables, artist interviews, etc.).  Please also note the proposed date and make sure to book a room (through Andrea Appel) prior to proposal submission, as appropriate spaces fill up quickly at the GC.

  3. 1-page budget.  Please also include additional sources of possible funding.  Since conference costs add up quickly, it is highly recommended that proposed events reach across disciplines and seek funding also from other sources.  Within the GC, good sponsors could include the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies, the Center for Place, Culture and Politics, the Center for the Study of Women and Society, the Center for the Humanities, CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies, the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas & the Caribbean (IRADAC), and the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC).  For a full list of centers and institutes at the Grad Center, see http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Degrees-Research/Centers-Institutes.  Students should also apply for funding from the Doctoral and Graduate Students' Council, on which see http://cunydsc.org/grants/.