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Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research

Dr. Scott Henkel, Director

1000 East University Avenue

Department 3353

Laramie, WY 82071

Email: humanities@uwyo.edu

Co-Sponsor Support Fund

Co-Sponsor Support Fund

The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR) seeks to be an engine for producing research in the humanities; a hub of community for faculty, students, and the public; and a model of democratic education, fit for our land grant university.

As part of these aims, WIHR has established a fund to support humanities-related activities at the university. The kinds of activities eligible for support from this fund include, but are not limited to:

  • Bringing distinguished scholars in humanities related fields to deliver public talks at the university, affiliated community colleges and/or broader Wyoming community.
  • Developing seminars, symposia, conferences, and/or workshops that help foster and advance humanities based research at the university.
  • Covering the costs of honoraria, travel, and other incidental expenses for these kinds of activities.

A PDF version of this announcement and application outline is here.

 

Applications must include:

  1. The cover sheet provided below
  2. A detailed description of the intended use of the funding, specifically discussing how the application fulfills the general purpose of promoting humanities-based research (no longer than one single spaced page)
  3. A detailed budget listing specific categories and amounts of proposed expenditure for each.  This budget should reflect:  (1) the total cost of the proposed activity; (2) the costs that will be covered by WIHR funds; and (3) other sources from whom you are requesting funding and, if available, the amount that each has pledged (no longer than one single spaced page).

Consideration/Approval Process:

Applications for funding from the WIHR Co-Sponsor Support Fund will be considered on 15th of each month. Applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis and assessed in terms of their merit in helping to foster and advance humanities based scholarship and/or the community of humanities scholars at UW. Generally speaking, WIHR funding will be limited to $1000 per request; the average award may be approximately $500. Successful applicants must agree to give due public recognition to WIHR in all publicity for their event.

Any questions about the fund or application process should be directed to: Scott Henkel, Director, Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research, <scott.henkel@uwyo.edu>, with a copy to <humanities@uwyo.edu>.
Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research

Application for Co-Sponsor Support Fund

  • Name of Applicant(s):
  • Departmental or Program Affiliation of Applicant(s):
  • Email:
  • Title of Event/Activity:
  • Date of Event/Activity:
  • Total Amount requested from WIHR:
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Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research

Dr. Scott Henkel, Director

1000 East University Avenue

Department 3353

Laramie, WY 82071

Email: humanities@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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