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Summer Faculty Research Fellowships

Call for Proposals

Applications are due February 15, 2020
The Dresher Center will hold a drop in session on Wednesday, December 11, noon-1pm, for faculty who would like to discuss their proposal ideas with Jessica Berman, Director, and Rachel Brubaker, Assistant Director.

The Dresher Center for the Humanities and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) invites applications for Summer Faculty Research Fellowships (SFRF). Funding is intended to support and promote significant humanities research at UMBC. Proposals are welcome and will be considered from all full-time, tenured or tenure-track UMBC faculty pursuing humanities research in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Proposals will be reviewed by the Dresher Center Advisory Board.

Dresher Center Summer Faculty Research Fellows (individuals or groups) will receive $6,000 support for summer research and assistance in developing extramural funding applications, book proposals, and grant project applications. Funding may also be used for the completion of book manuscripts, major articles, or projects of a similar stature. Between one and three fellowships will be awarded.

Applications are due by February 15, 2020. Submit completed applications to

For more information contact:

Dr. Jessica Berman, Director
Dresher Center for the Humanities

Rachel Brubaker, Assistant Director
Dresher Center for the Humanities


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