George and May Shiers Memorial Fund Fellowship


The George and May Shiers Memorial Fund Fellowship supports research and related activities concerning any aspect of electronic media and telecommunications and associated technologies such as history, technical aspects including innovation and public policy developments.

Stipend awards of up to $5,000 can be utilized to support research and/or defray the cost of travel to seminars, archives and collections or events as related to the purpose of this fellowship for Spring, Summer or Fall of 2021.


Eligibility Requirements

The fellow's work should focus on some aspect of the history or policy concerning electronic media or telecommunications. Applicants who may apply must be graduate students at the George Washington University and must be enrolled in the following Columbian College of Arts and Science (CCAS) schools or programs: Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA), the School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA), and the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (History, Economics, Political Science or American Studies).

Students in a benefited (staff) position at GW are not eligible.