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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Utah Humanities Council Announces 2012 Grant Deadlines (Feb 1)

Utah Humanities Council Announces 2012 Grant Deadlines

Salt Lake City, Utah, December 15, 2011 –  Each year, the Utah Humanities Council offers Competitive Grants and Fellowships for humanities-related initiatives in Utah. This gives local organizations (and individuals, in the case of fellowships) the opportunity to receive funding for projects and research conducted through a humanities lens.

Next Grant Deadlines for Competitive Grants and Research Fellowships and Student Fellowships are February 1, 2012

Competitive Grants, awarded at amounts up to $5,000, support projects designed to increase public understanding and appreciation of the humanities. Projects must be centered in the humanities and involve humanities scholars.

Research Fellowships for Scholars: two annual fellowships, awarded at amounts up to $3,500, are offered to humanities scholars; supports one research project on a topic of national or international significance and one supports a research project in Utah studies.

Research Fellowships for Students: Five fellowships, awarded at amounts up to $3,500, are available and will be divided between undergraduate and graduate students.  Fellowships support student research in the humanities. Fellowship funds may be used to pay the costs of equipment, supplies, software, technical support, or travel to do research, time to conduct research, or to report on the results of research at a professional conference.

For more information, call Maria Torres at 810-359-9670 x 105, email her at torres@utahhumanities.org, or visithttp://www.utahhumanities.org/Grants.htm

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