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Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities Funding Opportunities

NEW: Baker-Nord Center Affiliates Program

Faculty Affiliates Program:

Award: $1,000 Research Fund
Application Deadline:  23 October 2015
Applications are invited for the Faculty Affiliates Program for support for work in progress in the humanities. Faculty Affiliates will deliver one public presentation in the Center on their work-in-progress and will be expected to attend presentations by other Faculty and Graduate Affiliates. Affiliates will also submit a brief written report at the end of their terms.

Graduate Affiliates Program:

Award: $500 Stipend
Application Deadline:  23 October 2015
Applications are invited for the Graduate Affiliates Program for support for work in progress in the humanities. Graduate Affiliates will deliver one public presentation in the Center on their work-in-progress and will be expected to attend presentations by other Graduate and Faculty Affiliates. Affiliates will also submit a brief written report at the end of their terms.

Undergraduate Affiliates Program:

Award of $200 Stipend
Nomination Deadline:  Start of the Fall Semester 2015
Nominations are invited from departments affiliated with the Baker-Nord Center for the Undergraduate Affiliates Program in the humanities. Undergraduate Affiliates will deliver will be expected to attend presentations by Graduate and Faculty Affiliates and will act as ambassadors for Baker-Nord Center events to their peers. They will be asked to write a paragraph about their experience for inclusion on the website.

NEW: Faculty Research Travel Grants

Research Travel Grants:

Maximum Award:  $1,000 for domestic travel; $3,000 for international travel
Application Deadline: 23 October 2015
The Center offers a limited number of competitive grants to support travel to conduct research. Examples of supported research activities include, but are not limited to, travel to collections such as libraries, museums or other archives with materials not otherwise available; travel to a conference with direct impact on the applicant’s research; travel to a study center or research institute.

Graduate Research Grants

Graduate Research Grants:
Maximum Award: $500
Application Deadline: 23 October 2015
The Center offers a limited number of competitive grants are to graduate students to help defray expenses associated with MA thesis and dissertation research but not covered by departmental funding.

Event Co-Sponsorship

  • The Baker-Nord Center offers co-sponsorships in support of faculty-initiated campus events that enrich the intellectual life of the University by fostering interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration in the arts and humanities.Priority is given to projects that address the Baker-Nord Center’s annual theme and cross-disciplinary boundaries and/or partner with other Case Western Reserve University schools, University Circle institutions, and community organizations. In most cases, funding will be limited to $500.
  • Please submit your co-sponsorship application (click HERE) at least 10 weeks in advance of the proposed event date. Also, please email a brief biography (no more than one page) for each featured speaker(s) to bakernord@case.edu once the co-sponsorship request has been submitted.