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The Humanities for the Public Good Initiative calls for applicants for the Humanities Professional Pathway Award for graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to do professional practicums with organizations which produce educational, cultural, or economic outcomes in the public’s interest. Full details on eligible candidates and projects, and expectations of awardees, can be found in the link above.

Award: $4,500

Requirements: Awardees will do 300 hours of project-based work with a cultural organization (museum, library, cultural non-profit, etc.) and complete a project with public impact in the summer of 2018. Candidates must go on to enroll in a one-credit course in Fall 2018, through which each will produce a short piece of public writing.

Application deadline: Monday, March 19th

Further Information: An information session for prospective applicants, with advice on how to cultivate high-quality opportunities and applications, will be held on Monday, February 12th, at 5 p.m. in the Graduate Student Center; please RSVP if you’ll attend. If you won’t be able to attend that session, feel free to write to HPG Initiative Director Robyn Schroeder at with questions or for further details.

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