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Call for Digital Humanities Nominations HASTAC Scholars Program 2015/16

Are you a graduate student engaged with innovative projects and research at the intersection of digital media and learning, 21st-century education, and technology in the arts, humanities and sciences? Would you like join an international conversation about the digital humanities?

If so, you are invited to apply for the opportunity to become a 2015-2016 HASTAC scholar. As a Scholar, you will represent Fordham University at HASTAC’s prestigious, online community. Two successful candidates will each receive a $300 honorarium from the office of the Dean of GSAS.

Applications will be evaluated based on the scholar’s activities in the areas of digital humanities research, pedagogy and technology, and service to the community. Highly motivated students with limited exposure to the digital humanities are encouraged to apply. This opportunity is an excellent way to learn more about digital media and practices.

Deadline for applicationsAugust 25, 2015

Announcement of AwardSeptember 4, 2015


To make the application, please answer the following the questions:

  • Why do you want to become a HASTAC Scholar?
  • How will being a HASTAC Scholar support your current work at work Fordham? Please speak to this question in terms of both your teaching and research, noting your experience with digital humanities research and pedagogy.
  • What strengths and experience can you contribute to the HASTAC community?
  • Briefly summarize two blog postings that you might contribute to the HASTAC Scholars blog.

Your application must include a brief recommendation from a faculty member who can speak to your scholarship and ability to collaborate with others, both in person and online.


Applications and recommendations must be sent as Word Documents to Dr. Elizabeth Cornell at, with “YOURLASTNAME-HASTAC APP” as the subject line.

Applications are due no later than 5:00 PMAugust 25, 2015.

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NYC Digital Humanities Second Graduate Student Project Award – Apply by August 1, 2015


All graduate students in NYC are asked to apply by August 1, 2015.

First prize winner(s) will receive a cash prize of $1000. Two runner up positions will receive $500 each. All three winning proposals will have the opportunity to receive support from one or more of the many centers affiliated with NYCDH.

Project proposals can be submitted by individuals or teams. They are accepting proposals for projects in early or mid stages of development. Proposals will be judged by a committee selected from the NYCDH Steering Committee. The winners will be chosen based on their intellectual contribution, innovative use of technology, and the clarity of their work plan.

Final proposals should be sent via email to in PDF format by August 1.

The subject line should read: NYCDH Graduate Student Contest.


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