Margaret Wiese Graduate Research Award

The Margaret Wiese Graduate Research Award was designed to support graduate student research related to preserving the culture, language, or artifacts of northwestern Native Americans. These awards have been established through the Margaret J. Wiese Scholarship Endowment Fund.

One award will be given to support graduate student research (i.e., travel, materials, archival or field research) related to preserving the culture, language and/or artifacts of northwestern Native Americans.

To be eligible to apply for the Margaret Wiese Graduate Research Award, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be currently enrolled full-time in a master's or doctoral degree program
  2. Have an interest in preserving the culture, language, or artifacts of northwestern Native Americans
  3. Be able to demonstrate financial need through the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (or International Affairs, in the case of an international student).

Application

To be completed by the student:

  1. A one-page proposal. The proposal must include:
    • A description of your travel plans and use of funds; and
    • A description of activities or research related to preserving northwestern Native American culture, language, or artifacts.
  2. A statement (not to exceed 250 words on no more than one page) addressing your financial need in whatever terms the applicant feels are most informative.

Recommendation

To be completed by the academic department:

One letter of recommendation from a faculty member who can speak to the student’s academic record and the value of the proposed use of funds.

To apply for this award, please click here:

Awards and Fellowships Application

Deadline to apply: Friday, April 27, 2018

 

Note for Graduate Students with Financial Aid:
Receiving this award may reduce your financial aid award. Please contact the Financial Aid Office prior to applying for this (and any other type of) support.

For more information, please contact: Jered Nagel at jnagel@uoregon.edu.

You may apply for this award regardless of your immigration status or work eligibility.

 

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