Portz Interdisciplinary Fellowship Awards

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Each year, Portz Interdisciplinary Fellowships are awarded to honors students from NCHC member institutions, to support creative and innovative research endeavors that cross boundaries. Individual students who wish to undertake cross-disciplinary research, or a team of two students from different disciplines who propose a single collaborative project, could have their research funded for up to 18 months!

Only one proposal from each member institution is accepted - so please share this message will all interested students in your honors program or college, and nominate your very best project for consideration! Don't miss this opportunity for financial support AND national recognition of your student research.

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2018 Award Winners

Isis Garcia-Rodriguez, Suffolk University - $5,000

Project Title: "Effects of Legal Status on Parent-Child Relationships and Well-Being"

Benjamin Moran, Texas Christian University - $5,000

Project Title: "ReWire Movement Method as Therapeutic Practice for Performers/Dancers with Cerebral Palsy"

William Gloster, University of Central Arkansas - $1,000

Project Title: "The Abandoned Landscape of the Summer Olympic Games"

Ciera Hammond, California State University, San Bernardino - $1,000

Project Title: "The Psychology of Political Efficacy and Its Unanticipated Effect on Youth Voter Turnout"

 Alyson Smith, Augusta University - $1,000

Project Title: "The Relationship Between Christianity and PTSD Illustrated Through 19th- and 20th-Century Literature"