UMass Amherst Department of Political Science


Zencirci Receives "Science of Generosity" Dissertation fellowship

Zencirci Receives

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PhD student Gizem Zencirci has been awarded a prestigious and highly selective "Science of Generosity" Dissertation fellowship administered by the the University of Notre Dame for the 2011-12 academic year. The aptly named very generous fellowship award of $25,000 supports Gizem's dissertation project, "Manifestations of Generosity in Turkey: Community, Charity, and Civil Society."

Gizem is one of five winners of this international, inderdisciplinary competitive award who will "join a distinguished group of 13 faculty scholars from around the world who have already been awarded a total of $2.9 million for research on generosity through a competitive RFP award process."

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