The Biehl Social Science Research Fellowship is a funding opportunity for independent social science research study, conducted during the summer, in a country where the primary language is not English. Students must present their research in a final paper and through a 10 minute presentation to the Sewanee community in the Advent semester.
Application Deadline: February 25
Eligibility: Rising sophomore, juniors, or seniors who plan to return to campus following the completion of their research project.
Award: Up to $5000 to a maximum of 5 fellows
Duration of Fellowship: Minimum of 4 weeks
Contact: Andrea Del Balso in the Office of Global Citizenship
BIEHL RECIPIENTS 2023
MOLLY JIRGAL, C'24
How can a Foucauldian framework be applied to better understand political tragedy and its connection to the modern political conditions?
DELANA TURNER, C'24
Perceptions of the African Diaspora: A Microstudy of Nima, Ghana
ANGELINA KHOMENOK, C'25
Investigation into the impact of the recent wave of immigration to Argentina resulting from the Russo-Ukranian war.
TUYEN LE, C'24
Do environmental civil society organizations help Cambodian fishermen resist and adapt to theconsequences of hydropower development on the Mekong River?
EXEMPLARY BIEHL PROPOSALS:
Please follow THIS link to the application in VIA-TRM. Once you have created a profile, please search for the program titled "Biehl Social Science Research Fellowship." Please read the instructions carefully and view the documents in the "Resources" tab before submitting your proposal.
Timeline for Response
Email notifications will be sent after the advisory committee has met. The committee may respond in one of three ways: (a) accept the proposal, (b) reject the proposal, or (c) request that the applicant revise and resubmit the proposal.
How did the Biehl Fellowship start?
In 1991, Carl Biehl, C’32, made a donation that began the Biehl International Research Fellowship, due to his deep interest in international affairs.
Questions? Contact the Office of Global Citizenship at firstname.lastname@example.org