Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunity – Wood/Raith Living Trust

The Wood/Raith Living Trust Summer Fellowship is now accepting applications, open to graduate students only.

In an effort to support UCONN graduate students’ research efforts in gender-related activities, they invite graduate students, across all fields of study at UConn, to apply for summer research fellowships. For 2022, the Wood/Raith Living Trust will award 12 graduate fellowships at a maximum of $4,000 each. Over the past four years, they have funded 49 Wood/Raith graduate student scholars. They prioritize funding those students who don’t otherwise have summer support.

 In your application, please provide the following: 

  1. An opening 100-word paragraph that contextualizes past teaching, research, and service activities that are gender-related.
  2. Edited 2-page maximum CV, including primarily gender-related activities that pertain to teaching, research, service, and funding (both internal and external).
  3. A 325-word summary of specific gender identity research projects, including:
    1. a concise overview of the project, providing details to orient the reader to relevant research questions, argument/theory that informs the work, approach/methods used, and the work’s importance.
    2. planned accomplishments during the grant period, and
    3. a clear statement of significance to the study of gender identity outlined for the period (summer 2022).
  4.  75-word summary of the importance of the funding in accomplishing the goals, highlighting estimated research and living costs, as well as other anticipated summer support (including amount and source).

For more information and to apply, visit the Wood/Raith Living Trust website.