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Department of Anthropology
The New School for Social Research
6 East 16th Street, 9th floor
New York, NY 10003
Tel: 212.229.5757 x3016
Chair: Lawrence Hirschfeld
Secretary: Charles WhitcroftOffice hours: Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
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Students may apply for Research and Travel awards once during the academic year. There are two competitions for this award: one in the fall semester and one in the spring semester. Notification about the competition and deadlines are sent out by Academic Affairs.
The anthropology department has allocated less than 20 percent of its yearly fund for the fall competition; the remainder will be disbursed in the spring competition.
Criteria for allocation of funds is as follows in order of priority: