Triangle-Area Undergrads: Apply by February 15 for Summer Documentary Fieldwork Awards

Photograph by 2014 John Hope Franklin Award winner Diego Camposeco, from his project on Latinos and the NC landscape

Photograph by 2014 John Hope Franklin Award winner Diego Camposeco, from his project on Latinos and the NC landscape

Established in 1990 by the Center for Documentary Studies, the John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards go to undergraduates attending North Carolina’s Triangle-area universities to help them conduct intensive summer-long documentary fieldwork projects, for which they receive up to $2,000. The awards are named for revered scholar John Hope Franklin, the late professor emeritus of history at Duke University, in recognition of his lifetime accomplishments and his dedication to students and teaching.

Applicants must be registered undergraduate students at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, or the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. CDS welcomes both individual and collaborative proposals.

Applications for the 2016 John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards must be postmarked no later than Monday, February 15, 2016). Click here for more information and application guidelines.

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