JOINT CENTER ACCEPTING GRAMLICH FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS
The Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) is accepting applications for the Edward M. Gramlich Fellowship in Community and Economic Development through Feb. 20. The fellowship provides master’s level Harvard students with the opportunity to spend a summer with JCHS faculty and NeighborWorks staff developing an analytical project suitable for publication as a working paper. The fellows will also present their research in Washington, D.C., at a policy briefing arranged by the center.
For more information, visit http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/education/student_opportunities.html.
ISRAELITE BREAD-MAKING DISCUSSION AT THE SEMITIC MUSEUM
On Tuesday (Feb. 17), the Semitic Museum will host a half-hour discussion (appropriate for grades three through six) on how ancient Israelites made bread — from planting to eating —and explore everyday life of the average villager 2,700 years ago. Students will also have the opportunity to handle original ceramic fragments and try to match them with whole vessels on display.
Registration is required and limited to 15 children per session, $2 per child. For more information, call (617) 495-4631 or e-mail Dena Davis at email@example.com.
KISSEL GRANTS ARE AVAILABLE
The Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics encourages Harvard College students to apply for Lester Kissel Grants in Practical Ethics to support research and writing that makes contributions to the understanding of practical ethics.
Grant recipients will be awarded up to $3,000, which can be used to cover expenses or as a stipend to enable recipients to pursue research in lieu of summer employment. Applications should include a description of the project and the applicant’s preparation for the project, a statement of the project’s potential value to the student and to the understanding of practical ethics, and a proposed budget.
The deadline for receipt of applications is March 16. For further information, contact Stephanie Dant at (617) 495-1336, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.