Question 1: Describe the research that forms the basis of this application and the conclusions that you have drawn.(Note: If you are including a short period of additional research in your fellowship application, explain why additional research is needed and the relevance of this research to your publication plans.) [approximately three pages, single-spaced]
When answering this question, applicants should clearly describe their specific research questions and preliminary conclusions. They must make clear how their findings further anthropological debates and add to the existing literature. Applicants are advised to make sure that their theoretical claims are supported by appropriate evidence from their research. The Foundation looks carefully for proposals that acknowledge and discuss an applicant's research in the context of the large body of work done by international scholars.
If a period for additional research is included in the proposal, the objective and significance of this component should be included in the answer to Question 1. Applicants should be explicit