Student Award Winners
Heldrich-Dvorak Travel Fellowship
Heldrich-Dvorak Graduate Student Travel Fellowships
The Heldrich-Dvorak Travel Fellowships are intended to support graduate student participation in the Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association conference each year. For 2013, five awards of $300.00 will be available for graduate students whose papers have been accepted for presentation at the 2013 SW/TX annual conference.
Applicants must send a completed application as well as a short statement (no more than 200 words) about their proposed paper detailing the thesis and scope of the paper, how it reflects and contributes to the study of popular and/or American culture, and how it relates to the applicant's future professional goals. Also required is a mailed or emailed statement from your graduate advisor or appropriate authority such as the Graduate Studies Director of your unit or Chairperson of the department that attests to the fact that the applicant is in good standing.
All applicants for this award are required to have their paper accepted by the appropriate SW/TX area chair for presentation at the 2012 SW/TX PCA/ACA annual conference. The firm deadline for Heldrich-Dvorak Graduate Student Travel Fellowship applications is January 1, 2013, at which time, the applicant must provide full contact information including: Name, Address, email as well as the subject area and name of the SW/TX area chair. Students may mail or email their application. No letter of recommendation is needed or desired other than the endorsement that the student is in good standing.
Award decisions will be made by the end of January and awardees will be notified by email. Award monies will be made available during the Graduate Student Awards Ceremony.
Heldrich-Dvorak Travel to SW/TX PCA/ACA Fellowship
Home address and phone:
Campus address and phone:
School or University currently attending:
Title of paper accepted for SW/TX PCA/ACA:
Subject Area and Area Chair:
Please write an essay of no more than 200 words discussing the thesis and scope of your paper, how it reflects and contributes to the study of popular and/or American culture, and how it reflects your future professional goals.
Heldrich - Dvorak Travel to SW/TX PCA/ACA Fellowship
To the student’s graduate advisor, department graduate director, department chairperson, or other appropriate school official.
Please fill out the following statement and mail, fax, or email it to Ken Dvorak.
Please do not write a letter of recommendation. We ask this information only to certify that the student is in good standing and that the application is supported by the faculty.
I certify that _________________________is a student in good standing
at_____________________. I support his/her application for a Heldrich - Dvorak Travel to PCA/ACA
Heldrich-Dvorak Travel to Southwest Texas PCA/ACA Fellowship Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
Email submissions are encouraged send all documentation to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If sending by snail mail during December, expect 2-3 weeks for your application to arrive.