Call for Submissions: NYCDH Graduate Student Digital Humanities Project Award

NYCDH Graduate Student Digital Humanities are pleased to announce their third annual cross-institutional NYCDH digital humanities graduate student project award. All graduate students attending an institution in New York City and the metropolitan area are invited to apply by Monday, August 15, 2016.

First prize winner 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. Winners will also receive exposure on NYCDH’s site and through their social media outlets.

Project proposals can be submitted by individuals or teams. In the case a team wins, the prize is to be divided among the team members equally. They are accepting proposals for projects in early or mid stages of development.

All applications should include a clear description of your project, how it falls into realm of the digital humanities, a timeline for the project work, and a transparent, itemized explanation of your funding requirements. For more details, see the Graduate Student DH Project Award page on their website.

We encourage prospective applicants to contact them to talk about your proposal before you submit. To set up an appointment, send us an email at

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.

To learn more, visit the award information page:

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