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Portz Fellowship Application

Portz Fellowship Application

The National Collegiate Honors Council’s John and Edythe Portz Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship provides students in good standing in honors programs of NCHC member institutions support to conduct creative and innovative research that crosses boundaries. The fellowship program invites applications from individuals who wish to undertake cross-disciplinary research or from a team of two students from different disciplines who propose a single collaborative project. The project will be funded for a period of up to 18 months with the expectation that upon its completion the Fellowship recipient will make a presentation of the research at the annual NCHC conference. NCHC expects to award up to 2 Portz fellowships per year.
  • Please be sure your application is complete. Each part of the application has a purpose and must be included. A grant that fails to include any section (without justification) will be denied funding.

    The deadline for submission is February 15.

    *Letters of support, including one from the faculty sponsor, one from a faculty member who knows your work, and one from the honors director or dean, should be uploaded directly from the author to

Portz Fellowship Letters of Support Forms



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