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UROC-H Public Humanities Project Grant

The UROC-H Public Humanities Project Grant offers UROC-H Scholars the opportunity to translate their humanities research for the public. This high-impact practice encourages UROC-H scholars to make meaningful connections between their humanities scholarship and the needs of the local community and non-academic audiences through new models of social engagement.


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Examples of Projects:

  • blogs, websites, digital storytelling
  • zines
  • texts, curricula, anthologies
  • artwork, exhibitions
  • dramatic performances
  • biographies, memoirs
  • panels, mixers, receptions, discussions series
  • podcasts
  • documentary films & photography, online video channels
  • museum project
  • guided tours of historic places
  • development of digital platforms
  • multimedia publication
  • oral history
  • & much more


Project Planning and Implementation Timeline:

  • Fall 2022 (Begin Planning) – Spring 2023 (Complete Project)


Project Funding Awards:

  • Funding awards will between $100 - $1,000.
  • Funding awards will be determined upon review of each project's proposed budget.
  • Grant recipient(s) will receive a $500.00 stipend once the project is complete


Deadline to Submit:

  • February 28, 2023 or When Annual Funding Runs Out
  • Applications will be reviewed and awarded on a rolling basis



  • UROC-H Scholar
  • Completed UROC SURI
  • Enrolled full-time at UC Merced
  • Research must NOT conflict with scholar's academic year studies



  • Submit a Completed Application by the Deadline
  • Submit an Itemized Budget of Proposed Public Humanities Project (between $100 -$1,000)
  • Submit Unofficial Transcripts


Grant Recipient Expectations:

  • Awardees MUST ATTEND MONTHLY MEETING with the UROC-H Coordinator
  • Awardees MUST PRESENT their research at UC Merced's Research Week in Spring 2023
  • Projects can be implemented any time between September 2022 and April 2023, although all projects MUST be completed by April 30, 2023.


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