Fellowships

Conference and Research Funding

The Frederick Douglass Institute (FDI) offers grants to University of Rochester faculty and graduate students to support their research in the field of African and African-American studies (AAS).

Proposals may include expenses like travel to professional conferences (in cases where the applicant is on the program), travel for research purposes, and expenses connected with research and course development.

Deadlines

Fall submissions must be received no later than December 15, 2015.

Spring submissions must be received no later than April 10, 2016.

Submission Materials

To apply for a research grant, please submit a:

*Letters of support are only required for graduate students.

Submit an Application

Applications can be emailed to FDI@mail.rochester.edu, faxed to (585) 256-2594, or mailed to:

Research Grants Committee
Frederick Douglass Institute for African & African-American Studies
Morey 311 - RC Box 270440
Rochester, NY 14627-0440