2018 Rollins Endowment Call for Proposals
The James S. Rollins Slavery Atonement Endowment Call for Proposals
The MU Department of Black Studies is accepting applications for research support up to $500 from the James S. Rollins Slavery Atonement Endowment for Black Studies at the University of Missouri.
In 2007, descendants of James S. Rollins, known by the honorary title “Pater Universitatis Missouriensis” (Father of the University of Missouri), created the endowment to support research including, but not limited to “slavery, race relations, civil rights, or African American culture, as these subjects pertain to the African American experience.”
For more information about the James S. Rollins Slavery Atonement Endowment, see:
Students at the University of Missouri-Columbia, across departments and disciplines, are eligible for an award from the Rollins Slavery Atonement Endowment. Original research (e.g., based on primary sources or human subjects data) leading to the presentation or publication of findings will receive preference.
Applicants must complete the attached cover sheet and provide the following:
(1) Two-page abbreviated curriculum vitae
(2) 500-750 word research proposal with a timeline for completion of the project
(4) Budget with justification
(5) Letter of recommendation from person familiar with the research agenda (e.g. expert in field of research, faculty advisor, or other validating source).
The submission deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018 and grant recipients will be notified by May 10, 2018.