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TEACHERS.NET GAZETTE
Volume 4 Number 1

COVER STORY
Corks are popping! January is awards month in the world of children's literature. Esme Codell writes about contenders for the Caldecott award for best illustration in American children's literature, the Newbery for best writing, the Coretta Scott King award, and others...
FYI
H.O.T.T. or NOT: Teacher Training Academy at Hartnell College from: CSU Hayward
2002 World Population Film/Video Festival from: Rawn Fulton
ANNOUNCING: Summer 2003 National Endowment for the Humanities (U.S.A.) from: the National Endowment for the Humanities
Early Childhood Educators Release Guidelines for Early Learning Standards from: NAEYC
Christopher Columbus Awards Challenge Teams of Middle School Students to Explore Opportunities for Positive Change in their Communities from: The Christopher Columbus Awards
"Best 100 Communities for Music Education" Survey Moved Up for 2003 from: American Music Conference
Give Kids Good Schools Campaign
Grants for Libraries
Helping Afghan Children with School Supplies
GRANTS DEADLINE: Congressional Research Awards from: The Dirksen Congressional Center
January Columns
January Articles
January Regular Features
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GRANTS DEADLINE: Congressional Research Awards

From: The Dirksen Congressional Center
http://www.dirksencongressionalcenter.org


CONTACT:
Frank H. Mackaman
The Dirksen Congressional Center
301 South 4th Street, Suite A
Pekin, IL 61554
309.347.7113
309.347.6432 FAX
fmackaman@dirksencenter.org
http://www.dirksencongressionalcenter.org

Congressional Research Awards Announcement

DEADLINE: Proposals must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2003

The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants totaling $35,000 in 2003 to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress. The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible. The Center encourages graduate students to apply and awards a significant portion of the funds for dissertation research. Undergraduate or pre-Ph.D. study, research teams of two or more individuals, and organizations are not eligible.

There is no standard application form. Applicants are responsible for showing the relationship between their work and the awards program guidelines. Applications are accepted at any time. All application materials must be postmarked on or before February 1, 2003. Awards will be announced in March 2003. Complete information about eligibility and application procedures may be found at The Center's Web site:
http://www.dirksencenter.org/
grantcongresearchaward.htm

Frank Mackaman is the program officer
fmackaman@dirksencenter.org

The Center, named for the late Senate Minority Leader Everett M. Dirksen, is a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and educational organization devoted to the study of Congress and its leaders. Since 1978, the Congressional Research Awards (formerly the Congressional Research Grants) program has paid out $553,592 to support 306 projects.

 

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