PASSHE FDI Institutions:
The Douglass Scholars fellowship is a professional mentorship program for graduate students entering the final year of doctoral programs and other terminal degrees and preparing to be college teachers. The list of participating universities, instructions and application for the Summer 2014-May 2015 Scholars Fellowship are now available for downloading. The priority review deadline is January 11, 2014.
Douglass Collaborative Support for Undergraduate Research
For undergraduate researchers who are preparing to pursue the Ph.D. after graduation, the Collaborative provides an exceptional opportunity. Consider applying to the Yale Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) through your university’s FDI.
Frederick Douglass Conferences and Colloquia
Douglass Institutes across the System have a number of programs designed to support rich intellectual inquiry and exchange in their communities. The annual Frederick Douglass Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Conference takes place a Bloomsburg University each spring semester. The latest Call for Papers and Conference Proceedings are available.
The Douglass Debate Society
With the great nineteenth century public intellectual and orator Frederick Douglass as our inspiration and model, The Frederick Douglass Institute Partnership is establishing the Douglass Debate Society.
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
Making Connections is the interdisciplinary journal of the Frederick Douglass Institute Partnership. Produced twice a year, the journal publishes essays that explore cultural diversity form any discipline, as well as poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
The Douglass Global Education Initiative
The Douglass Partnership offers 4-6 week immersive cultural, educational, and pre-professional experiences in the African nations of Ghana and Cameroon. We seek to create deep, sustained, transformative interactions between program participants and the host communities/countries with whom we have partnered.