No se olviden de enviar sus propuestas:
(Deadline for proposals, 02-11-2013)
I. Main purpose of the award
To help fund scholarly research among graduate students in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
II. Needs Analysis
(i). Graduate students need to engage in scholarly research in order to have a competitive C.V. and obtain positions in research institutions.
(ii). Graduate students need funding to facilitate the process of gathering research.
III. Amount of Award
(i). $1,000 for Literature students
(ii). $1,000 for Linguistics students
III. Criteria for Research
(i). Publishable: The committee of faculty members deem the research proposal to be a potential publication in a scholarly journal in the field.
(ii). Innovative: The committee of faculty members deem the research proposal to contribute to the advancement of the field.
(iii). Methodologically sound: The committee of faculty members deem the proposed methodology to be effective in addressing the goals of the research project.
IV. Description of Proposal
(i). Description of Proposal for Literature students:
a. Five pages (does not include References)
c. A brief literature review
d. Statement of Purpose
e. Proposed Method
f. Proposed Analysis
g. List of references
(ii). Description of Proposal for Linguistic students:
a. Five pages (does not include References or Appendices)
b. A brief literature review
c. Proposed research questions/hypotheses
d. Proposed Method
e. Proposed Analysis
f. List of references
g. Appendices (if needed)
V. Proposed Budget
Both students of Literature and Linguistics need to submit a detailed proposed outlining how the funds of the award will be utilized to carry out the research project.
The Committee to select the award recipients will be comprised of faculty members of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
(i). Students will submit their research proposals to their respective vice-president of the Graduate Spanish and Portuguese Student Organization (GSPSO) by February 11th
(ii). Vice-presidents will send the anonymous proposals to the committee.
(iii). The committee will meet and make a decision by March 29th.
(iv). The committee will send their selection to the vice-presidents of GSPSO.
(v). The vice-presidents will notify the recipients of the award and ensure that the names of the recipients are posted on the department’s website.
(vi). The recipients of the award need to report to GSPSO at a meeting the outcome or progress of their research project a year later after receiving the award.