Graduate Student Support

1) Graduate Student SUMMER SUPPORT GRANTS   -    Deadline: 3/19/2021

Application Deadline – Friday, March 19, 2021

Graduate students and medical students are eligible to apply for individual summer support grants (max award $2,500) through the Center for Medical Humanities. Priority will be given to students who have completed or are in the process of completing the Graduate Emphasis in Medical Humanities. Projects must be aligned with the mission of the Center for Medical Humanities. Graduate students may receive only ONE summer support grant during their graduate studies.

Grant funds may be used for research travel, such as flights, ground transportation, and lodging; archival and copying fees; and other research expenses, such as translation or transcription, purchasing books and materials, language study, and as a stipend for summer living expenses. Grants cannot be used for food or per diem while traveling, or for research-related equipment.

For applications submitted at the March 19, 2021 deadline:
  • Notifications by April 30, 2021
  • Funds will be available on June 1, 2021
  • Funds must be expended by December 31, 2021
  • Final report due to the Center for Medical Humanities when research funds are expended and no later than January 31, 2022
Post-Project Final Report
If you receive a grant from the Center for Medical Humanities, you will be required to submit a final report that describes what was accomplished with the grant funds, the current status of the project, and how the grant funds were actually expended. Instructions for the final report will be included in the grant award packet.

Narrative Description (two page maximum): Please provide a description of your dissertation project, what you plan to accomplish with the grant funds and how these activities are necessary to your dissertation or other research project.

Project Budget (one page maximum): Please provide a list of all project expenses, identifying which expenses will be paid by the grant and which expenses will be paid by other funds. Please list other funds – both received and pending – that will be used for this project.

Applications must be submitted electronically by March 19, 2021 through EEE Scout.
Log into the Grad Student Research Grants application form to submit the application via EEE Scout:

1. Enter the following information directly into the online form:
  • Name
  • Department
  • Year in program
  • Project title
  • Total amount requested
2. Upload a single PDF of the project narrative and itemized budget.
3. Click “Submit” to save your submission and review or complete later.

Letter of Support from Dissertation Advisor or Faculty Supervisor:
A letter indicating support for the application addressed to Dr. James Lee, Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, including the significance of the project and why these activities are necessary to complete the dissertation or research project. Email letters directly to the Center for Medical Humanities at, by the March 19, 2021 deadline.

Questions? Please contact Sam Carter, CMH GSR, at

Call Date: 1/27/2021

2) Request for Co-Sponsorship   -    Deadline: 11/5/2021

The Center for Medical Humanities invites requests for co-sponsorships of events that explore the dimensions of human embodiment, especially as they relate to conditions of illness, disability, and other experiences that require intentional reflection and theorization of bodyminds.

Events (speakers, performers, symposia, etc.) taking place during winter and spring of 2022 are eligible to receive up to $500.

Please apply by completing this short Google form. Decisions will be announced in early December. For more information, contact the Center for Medical Humanities at

Deadline: November 5, 2021

Call Date: 9/27/2021