The Christopher Brodigan Award 

Due April 12, 2024 by 11:55pm (EST)


Contact Prof. Iddi Saaka (

Application Instructions

1. Read the general decription of the Brodigan Award and look at examples of past projects.

2. Submit the application that includes the following:

  • A proposal (2 pages) which includes the following information:
    • Description of project
    • Plan for carrying out the project
    • Identification and description of any sponsoring organization
    • If appropriate, the proposal should address any concerns regarding health, safety or political sensitivity
  • A budget, including airfare and room and board costs (1 page)
  • A resume, including a listing and description of relevant Wesleyan coursework or other experiences
  • The name of one faculty member who will serve as a reference for you and for your project

3. Application Due: Friday April 12, 2024 by 11:55pm EST. Applications should be submitted by email to Professor Iddi Saaka (

For guidance on writing a successful grant proposal, please consult “The Art of Writing Proposals” on the Social Sciences Research Council website. Students may also consider contacting last year’s recipients (listed below)to request copies of their proposals and tips on writing an effective proposal.