Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund Awards, Spring 2012

Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund Awards, Spring 2012

 The Disability Studies Program is pleased to announce that there will be funds from the Harla Hahn endowment available to University of Washington community. Students, faculty and staff from all three University of Washington campuses are invited to submit a proposal for one of the two types of awards available as described below. All proposals are due midnight May 6th, 2012. The Harlan Hahn Awards Selection Committee will make the decision on the final recipients who will be notified by May 15, 2012.

  The number and amount of the awards will depend on the quality and quantity of applications. It is anticipated that the awards will range between $500 – $5,000; the specific amount awarded will be dependent on the individual proposals.  

I) Harlan Hahn Research Grant: Proposals Due: 11:45 pm May 6th, 2012
All full or part time University of Washington faculty or staff may apply for the research grant by submitting a proposal to fund a project that includes, but is not limited to:
Pedagogical research in disability studies, including course development.
Travel and attendance at a disability studies related conference.
Research and writing of a publishable article or manuscript on disability studies.

Applicants should submit 1) a proposal (1-2 pages) that describes how they will use the grant including a brief personal statement of how this support will advance their research and/or education in disability studies and the outcomes expected; and 2) a one-page budget. Materials should be sent to the Harlan Hahn Awards Selection Committee at:
https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/dlang/21507
Recipients of the Research Grant are expected to provide an informal brown bag or other public presentation and a short written summary of how the grant funds were spent before the end of the academic year following the award.

II) Harlan Hahn Student Scholarship: Proposals Due: 11:45 pm May 6th, 2012
Any undergraduate or graduate student may apply for the student scholarship by submitting a proposal to fund activities that include but are not limited to:
Travel and attendance at a disability studies related conference.
Support for community or campus activities that support disability advocacy or scholarship.
Support for research in any area of disability studies.

Applicants should submit a proposal (1-2 pages) that describes how they will use the scholarship including a brief personal statement of how this support will advance their research and/or education in disability studies; a general budget; and one or more letters of recommendation. Materials should be sent to Harlan Hahn Awards Selection Committee at:
https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/dlang/21507
Students receiving the scholarship are expected to provide, within the academic year following the award, an informal brown bag or other public presentation as well as well as a short summary of how the funds were spent.
Additional Guidelines:
·Students who have received a Dennis Lang Scholarship are not eligible for the Harlan Hahn scholarship award during the same academic year.

·Note: For both categories all activities must be completed by the end of the 2012-2113 academic year (June 30th, 2013).

·Note: Past performance under these awards will be taken in to consideration when assessing an application by a previous award winner.

The University of Washington’s Disability Studies Program Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund was established by the generous gift of the late Harlan D. Hahn, disability activist and political scientist.

For more information on the Harlan Hahn Fund, please see http://uwnews.org/uweek/article.aspx?id=57234.