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The First Institutional Development Grants are awarded for 2009

October 29, 2008

The Wenner Gren Foundation is pleased to announce the first recipients of the newly established Institutional Development Grant: The National University of Mongolia and the Museum of Anthropology, Cordoba, Argentina The IDG program was created in 2008 by the Wenner-Gren Foundation to encourage the development of doctoral level programs in countries where anthropology is under-represented and there are no resources to support its growth. Both institutions will receive US $25,000, renewable for five years beginning in 2009. The institutions will be using the funds in different ways to support their teaching, curriculum development and graduate student research.

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