CMRS Graduate Student Summer Fellowships

The CMRS Graduate Student Summer Fellowships provide funding that can be used to support research/writing, study, or training in any area of late antique, Byzantine, medieval, Renaissance, and early modern (prior to 1670) studies., including activities such as language study, archival/library research, paleography training, unpaid archaeological work, unpaid internships in museums, libraries or digital projects in CMRS-related disciplines. The maximum amount that can be requested is $6,000.

Eligibility:  The award is open to UCLA graduate students who are working in the areas of late antique, Byzantine, medieval, Renaissance, and early modern (prior to 1670) studies.

Restrictions: Students may not have another form of summer support (e.g., GSRM, FLAS, departmental award, etc.) of more than $5,000. If you have received funding in excess of $5,000 from another source, but still need additional summer funding, please send an inquiry via e-mail to CMRS Director Zrinka Stahuljak (zs@humnet.ucla.edu) stating how much funding you have already been awarded and how much additional funding you still need.

The application should consist of:

    • A letter of interest (cover letter) including:
      1. Description of your research project in the area of late antique, Byzantine, medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies;
      2. List of the LAMAR courses (if any) that you have taken and when;
      3. List of any other funding sources you have pursued for summer 2021;
      4. Your budget for summer 2021 (include housing expenses as well as expenses related to research and study).
  • A letter of recommendation from your dissertation advisor or another faculty mentor working in the area of late antique, Byzantine, medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies in support of your summer project.

HOW TO APPLY? Click here for application submission instructions.

The deadline for submission is Monday, May 3, 2021.