Friday, April 1, 2011

Fellowship - Archives of the Institute of American Indian Arts

The Archives of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is proud to announce the 2011 New Mexico Indian Education Association Research Fellowship

The NMIEA Fellowship is awarded to one scholar per year to pursue research and writing projects to promote understanding of education of Native Americans.

Research of education of Native Americans can be performed within several scholarly disciplines:

· History
· Art History
· Sociology
· Psychology
· Education
· Economics
· Anthropology
· Linguistics

1. To enable a fellowship program for qualified academic professionals in the field of education of Native Americans.

2. To further the mission, purpose, and collections of the Institute of American Indian Arts and its Archives.

3. To increase the academic visibility of the Institute of American Indian Arts and issues surrounding higher education of Native
Americans on a national and international level.


1. Total compensation is $5,000.00. Two payments will be made during the ten week summer term: $2,000.00 at the start of the

term and $2,000.00 at the end of the term. The final $1,000.00 will be paid upon completion and submission of a scholarly

2. IAIA will not withhold Social Security or Medicare from the payments.. The fellow will be responsible for those payments.

3. Stipend funds may be used for travel, accommodations, printing, and research fees during the term.

4. The fellow must conduct a public presentation during the tenth week of the term at IAIA. Additional presentation venues may be

5. A scholarly article based on research conducted must be submitted to the Archives of IAIA no later than Dec 31 of the term year
for considered publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

Applications for the Fellowship must include:
1. NMIEA Fellowship Cover Letter (Below)

2. An abstract, not to exceed 200 words, describing the purpose, goals, and objectives of the project

3. A proposal, no more than four-double spaced pages in length. The proposal should describe what is to be accomplished during
the summer session, the status of the applicant's research on the topic, and the significance of the work

4. A short bibliography, not to exceed 1 page, of references cited in proposal and collections (and their repositories) to be utilized

5. Curriculum Vitae, not to exceed 4 single-spaced pages

6. Three references (names and contact information)

Deadline for Applications is Friday, April 29, 2011

For more information, please contact:

Ryan S. Flahive
83 Avan Nu Po Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508
P 505.424.2392 (office)
P 505.424.5743 (Archives)
F 505.424.3131

IAIA's Mission: To Empower creativity and leadership in Native arts and cultures through higher education, lifelong learning and outreach.

NMIEA Fellowship Cover Letter

Please complete this Cover Letter and submit with your application packet.
Please type or print:


Current Position



Mailing Address

City, State, Zip

Office Phone Home Phone Email

Project Title___________________________________________________________________________________

References (Names, Addresses, Phone #'s, Email Addresses)

1. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________

2. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________

3. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Date Ph.D. was received or expected: ___________from_______________________

Applications must be received by April 29, 2011. Please send to:

NMIEA Fellowship Program


Institute of American Indian Arts

83 Avan Nu Po Road

Santa Fe, NM 87508