University of Arizona Haury Tribal Resilience Initiative Recruitment Grants.

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
12/31/2021
Organization: 
University of Arizona
Description: 

Rolling Deadline. The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice in 2020 announced its new Tribal Resilience Initiative (TRI). Special consideration will be given to applications to support hiring of scholars (1) whose work addresses the severe water access challenges that face Native American and Indigenous communities, especially those facing Native American communities within Arizona; and (2) to scholars who have significant expertise or experience that relates to tribal customs and governance, and to traditional knowledge, and ways of approaching resilience challenges of Native American and Indigenous communities that respect both. The Haury Program will award up to ten one-time grants in Spring of 2021 to support the recruitment of scholars whose teaching, scholarship, or outreach centers on matters relevant to Native American and Indigenous resilience. Each one-time award will be for $18,000 to be used to support the position, or to support a research assistant for the awardee.

Category: 
Scholars, water, tribal governance, traditional knowledge
Funding Amount: 
$18,000

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Special consideration will be given to applications to support hiring of scholars (1) whose work addresses the severe water access challenges that face Native American and Indigenous communities, especially those facing Native American communities within Arizona; and (2) to scholars who have significant expertise or experience that relates to tribal customs and governance, and to traditional knowledge, and ways of approaching resilience challenges of Native American and Indigenous communities that respect both.
Contact Information: 
To be considered please submit a one-page letter signed by the relevant Department head or Dean to: Toni Massaro, Haury Program Interim Director, along with the CV of the candidate. The letter and CV should be emailed to: massaro@arizona.edu with a copy to nancypetersen@arizona.edu.