Albert B. Friedman Grants

The School of Arts and Humanities offers an annual grant competition made possible through funds from a generous gift to the school from the estate of Albert B. Friedman, nationally renowned scholar and long-time Professor of English at Claremont Graduate University (then The Claremont Graduate School). For more on the life and work of Professor Friedman, see his New York Times obituary.

Currently enrolled students in the School of Arts and Humanities may apply for grants between the amounts of $500 and $2500.

Applications are due by Friday, February 14, 2014.

Requirements are as follows:

  • Projects may be single-authored or collaborative, but all applicants must be currently enrolled students in good standing in the School of Arts and Humanities;
  • Applicants must agree to allow CGU, School of Arts & Humanities to share/publicize information regarding amount, project and recipient(s);
  • Projects must be described in a statement of no more than 500 words, plus a projected budget;
  • Successful applicants must submit a final report on their use of funds by October 1, 2014.
  • Priority in PhD programs will be given to requests for support of dissertation research; priorities in other programs will be for presentations at conferences or exceptional projects beyond specific academic requirements.

Now accepting applications for the 2013-14 Friedman Grants!

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Application Deadline: Friday, February 14, 2014

For profiles of previous Friedman Grant recipients please use the following links:

2013 Friedman Grants

2012 Friedman Grants

2011 Friedman Grants

2010 Friedman Grants

2009 Friedman Grants

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