The SEIU District 925 Educational Research Fellowship for the Study of Women in Organized Labor

The SEIU District 925 Legacy Project in conjunction with the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University is accepting applications for the SEIU District 925 Educational Research Fellowship for the Study of Women in Organized Labor. This research grant will provide assistance for an advanced graduate student, college/university faculty member or other qualified individual to use the SEIU District 925 Collection and/or the SEIU District 925 oral histories at the Walter P. Reuther Library. Secondary consideration will be given to qualified applicants pursuing another topic concerning the role of women in organized labor. An award of $1000.00 will be issued for travel and related expenses for research in these resources. Terms and Conditions: 1. The successful applicant must use the award by the end of 2011. 2. The $1000.00 award will be issued within one month following the research visit to the Reuther Library. 3. The successful applicant will be required to submit a two-page report outlining reflections on the research conducted within one month following the research visit. How to Apply: Applicants must complete the application form and, on a separate sheet, a summary not to exceed 300 words that specifies the nature of the applicant's project, resources at the Reuther Library to be used and the projected goal of the research. Applications and summaries will be accepted beginning September 7, 2010 and must be postmarked no later than November 12, 2010. Applications are available at The award recipient will be announced no later than December 10, 2010. Please submit applications and summaries to: Dr. Louis Jones Walter P. Reuther Library Wayne State University 5401 Cass Avenue Detroit, MI 48202

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