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CSWR fellowship opportunity

The Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School fosters excellence in the study of religions of the world from many disciplinary perspectives. Juniors in any Harvard College program whose senior thesis research will focus primarily on the study of religious phenomena may apply for the center’s undergraduate thesis fellowship for 2002-03.

The award, which consists of a $1,200 stipend, may be applied to any research-related expenses, including travel or special language study. The application deadline is Monday, April 15.

For more information and applications, contact Brooke Palmer at (617) 496-5834, or visit

Summer research grants at Schlesinger Library

The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study is now accepting applications for its Pforzheimer Student Fellowship grants. Between $100 and $2,500 will be awarded for summer research in the field of 19th or 20th century women’s social history. Proposals must use the resources of the Schlesinger Library in a substantial way and may include oral history and film projects as well as research for theses and junior essays. Application information is available online at

Applicants must include a completed application form, two letters of recommendation, a transcript, a research proposal, a budget, and resume. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 1.

Completed applications should be sent to Schlesinger Library, 10 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, Attention: Elizabeth Kaltofen.

For more information, call (617) 495-8648 or e-mail

Reischauer Institute seeks fellowship applicants

The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies is offering graduate and undergraduate student fellowship support and summer research travel funding in the field of Japanese studies. These include Harvard postdoctoral fellowships in Japanese studies (for 2002-03), supplementary dissertation grants (for 2002-03), summer research grants for graduate students, summer language study grants for doctoral students, and undergraduate summer travel grants. The application deadline for these programs is Friday, March 1.

In addition, the institute is sponsoring conference attendance grants, dissertation production grants, student conference fee awards, and the Noma-Reischauer Prize in Japanese Studies. These programs have varying deadlines.

For further information and application materials, contact Ruiko Connor at the institute at (617) 495-3220.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks