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Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305-2004)
St. Clair Drake (Project Director: September 1970 to present)

Three Fellowships in Afro-American Historical, Cultural and Social Studies

One of four postdoctoral fellowship programs at Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University, Howard University, and University of Wisconsin, designed to give young people of promise just completing professional training opportunity to undertake Afro-American historical, cultural and social studies and to enable them to develop ability to contribute significantly to knowledge of teh Negro through teaching, writing and leadership in universities and professions. Three fellowships awarded for one year full-time study in residence at Stanford University under direction of St. Clair Drake, who will help plan study programs, guide during course of study, ect. NEH fellows will have full access to library facilities, auding privileges and all services normal accorded postdoctoral students. Stanford concerned with African studies since early 50s; initiated program to grant B.A. in Black Studies in 1968. Stanford's program of African and Afro-American studies encompasses large sphere of Black culture, with emphasis on black experience in U.S. Quantity and range of course offerings applicable to postdoctoral fellows, complemented by major collection on historical, social, and cultural, aspectes of Black people (e.g. Hoover Insitution) make Stanford excellent place for post doctoral study. Director of program renowned in field of Black Studies. Funds for $7500 for each fellow: Robert Robinson (Adelphi University), Paul T. Walker (Johns Hopkins), and Walter B. Weare (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee). $6000 remaining for costs of education allowances.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Special Fellowships Programs

Fellowships and Seminars

Total amounts:
$28,500 (approved)
$28,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1970 – 6/30/1971