For opportunities which limit the number of applications from single institutions, “Limited Application Programs,” please contact the Research Support Unit in the Office of Research, Mary Vallianatos, email@example.com, as soon as possible to determine if an internal selection process is necessary.
Funding Alert – 11/17/08
1. Global Education Projects
DEADLINE: Submit anytime
Average Award Amount: $50,000
The Coca-Cola Company and its philanthropic arm, The Coca-Cola Foundation, broadly support a wide variety of compelling educational initiatives, such as training, leadership development, seed funds, internships and many other types of projects (e.g. UF’s World Citizenship Program http://www.ufic.ufl.edu/wcp.htm)
An emphasis is placed on projects that focus on global issues and benefits that make a unique and sustainable difference.
DEADLINE: November 30, 2008
Award Amount: Grant(s) include complimentary registration for the conference and pre-conference workshop, as well as reimbursement of travel expenses up to $750.
The ARSC Conference Travel Grants are intended to support members who have not previously attended an ARSC conference, but desire to participate more actively in the Association. Grant(s) include complimentary registration for the conference and pre-conference workshop, as well as reimbursement of travel expenses up to $750. Applicants must be a member of ARSC and either a college or university student aspiring to work with sound recordings, a recent graduate seeking a professional position involving sound recordings, a professional within the first five years of his or her career who has demonstrated a dedication to sound recordings, or a researcher or discographer showing compelling prospects for the publication or dissemination of his or her scholarly work.
3. Researching the Black Experience
DEADLINE: December 1, 2008
Award Amount: $60,000
The Scholars-in-Residence program assists scholars and
professionals whose research in the black experience can benefit from extended
access to the center's collections. Seminars, colloquia, forums, symposia, and
conferences will complement the residency program. The program is designed to
encourage research and writing in black history and culture, to facilitate
interaction among the participants, including fellows funded by other sources,
and to provide for widespread dissemination of findings. through lectures,
publications, and the Schomburg Center Seminars. The
4. Distinguished Education and Behavioral Science Librarian Award
DEADLINE: December 5, 2008
Award Amount: $1,500
This award honors a distinguished academic librarian who has made an outstanding contribution as an education and/or behavioral sciences librarian through accomplishments and service to the profession.
5. Fellowship Support for Recent Doctorial Recipients
6. Preservation of Classical Music Historical Recordings
DEADLINE: December 15, 2008
Award Amount: Grant amounts generally range from $2000 to $10,000.
The ARSC Program for the Preservation of Classical Music Historical Recordings was founded in 2004 (to begin in 2006) by Al Schlachtmeyer and the Board of Directors of ARSC to encourage and support the preservation of historically significant sound recordings of Western Art Music by individuals and organizations. (This program is separate from the ARSC Research Grants program, which supports historical research and publication of studies by individuals in the field of sound recordings or audio preservation). http://www.cies.org/NCS/
7. Strengthening Statewide Archives and Historical Records
DEADLINE: Draft due: January 2, 2009(Optional) Final due: March 2, 2009
Award Amount: Between $5,000 and $20,000 for 18 month projects.
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seek proposals to strengthen archives and historical records programs in each of the states and build a national archival network.
8. Research Scholarship in Photograph Conservation 2009–2011
DEADLINE: January 2, 2009
Award Amount: The stipend amount is $40,000 per year, plus a $3,000 travel allowance and a $2,000 contribution to health insurance.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art seeks qualified
applicants for the position of Research Scholar in photograph conservation. The
Research Scholar will have a two-year term with the possibility of renewal for a
third year and will work on site in the photograph conservation lab of the
9. Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects
DEADLINE: January 9, 2009
Through fellowships to published translators, the Arts Endowment supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English.
Application materials are available online only. The deadline is January 9, 2009. Grants are for $12,500 or $25,000, depending upon the artistic excellence and merit of the project.
If you have questions concerning the Literature Fellowships please call the Literature Fellowship Hotline at 202/682-5034 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. Newberry Library Long-Term Fellowships
DEADLINES: January 12, 2009
Award Amount: $70,000
The Newberry Library is an independent research library
concentrating in the humanities. It houses a non-circulating collection of rare
books, maps, and manuscripts. The library's holdings span the history and
culture of Western Europe from the middle Ages to the mid-twentieth century and
The National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships are for established scholars to support projects in any field appropriate to the library's collections. history, and genealogy; literature and history of the Midwest, especially the Chicago Renaissance; Native American history and literature; the Renaissance; the French Revolution; Portuguese and Brazilian history; British literature and history; the history of cartography; the history and theory of music; the history of printing; and early philology and linguistics. The collections number 1,500,000 printed titles, five million manuscript pages, and 300,000 historic maps.
11. Research on Heritage Speakers of Eastern European Languages
DEADLINE: January 16, 2009
grant of $20,000 will be made to an individual or collaborative team for a
research project on heritage speakers of an East European language in the
There is no formal application form. For further information and application instructions, please contact Olga Bukhina, Coordinator of International Programs, at email@example.com.
The Fellowships are open to journalists, educators, and education policy researchers who interested in creating significant works of long-form education journalism.
combines course work in residence at
Applicants must demonstrate their reporting and writing abilities through newspaper and magazine clips, books, monographs, academic reports, or other writing samples. The chief criterion for selection is the potential for research and writing excellence, and impact on the national discourse, in the field of education. An outline of a proposed project in education reporting--projects that are already underway are eligible--must accompany all applications. Preference will be given to those who can show the likelihood of publication for their idea, either through a letter of commitment from a news organization or a book contract.
DEADLINE: January 30, 2009
Award Amount: $2,500
14. Harry S. Truman Dissertation Year Fellowship
DEADLINE: February 1, 2009
Award Amount: $16,000
Grants will be given to support graduate students working on some aspect of the life and career of Harry S. Truman or of the public and foreign policy issues which were prominent during the Truman years. One or two dissertation year fellowships will normally be awarded each year. Preference will be given to projects based on extensive research at the Truman Library.
15. Professional Development
DEADLINE: February 1, 2009
The grant amount is $2,000 for individuals and $5,000 for groups engaged in collegial study.
Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the following two purposes:
16. We the People Challenge Grants in US History, Institutions and Culture
DEADLINE: February 3, 2009-Draft proposals: Program staff recommends that draft proposals be submitted six weeks before the deadline. Time constraints may prevent staff from reviewing draft proposals submitted after that date.
Award Amount: up to $300,000
NEH invites applications for We the People Challenge Grants in United States History, Institutions, and Culture. This grant opportunity, part of NEH’s We the People program, is designed to help institutions and organizations secure long-term improvements in and support for humanities activities that examine American history through the lens of the nation’s founding principles. Proposals must demonstrate how the challenge grant would strengthen the institution’s ability to explore significant themes and events in American history, so as to advance knowledge of how the founding principles of the United States have shaped, and been shaped by, American history and culture for more than two hundred years. NEH welcomes proposals for programs that not only articulate the theories of governance and assertions of human rights that have embodied the founding principles, but also lead to deeper exploration of how these principles have been tested and interpreted since the Founding Era.
17. The Big Read
DEADLINE: February 3, 2009
Award Amounts: $2,500 to $20,000
The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment
for the Arts in partnership with the
18. Garden History and Design
DEADLINE: February 22, 2009
Award Amount: $2,000
The internship was established to encourage the study of garden history and design, and if possible, aid in the cataloging of the club's slides in the Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian Institution. Preference is given to an undergraduate or graduate student wishing to work and pursue independent research at the archives, but is available to a student at any facility approved by the scholarship committee providing adequate supervision and structure.
19. Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)
Preliminary Proposal Due Date(s) (required) (due by 5 p.m. proposer's local time): February 26, 2009
Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. proposer's local time): August 04, 2009 BY INVITATION ONLY
The Partnerships for International Research and
Education (PIRE) program seeks to catalyze a higher level of international
engagement in the
20. Education Statistics, Research and Evaluation
DEADLINE: February 27, 2009
Award Amount: From $75,000 up to $200,000
21. Philip M. Hamer-Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award
DEADLINE: February 28, 2009
Award amount: A certificate and a cash prize consisting of the income of the prize fund for that year.
Established in 1973 and modified in 1987 and 1991, this award recognizes an archivist, editor, group of individuals, or institution that has increased public awareness of a specific body of documents through compilation, transcription, exhibition, or public presentation of archives or manuscript materials for educational, instructional, or other public purpose. Archives may include photographs, films, and visual archives. Publication may be in hard copy, microfilm, laser disk, or other circulating medium. The college will be used to fund this program.
22. Sound Recordings or Audio Preservation Research
DEADLINE: February 28, 2009
Award Amount: Both ARSC members and non-members are eligible for grants in amounts up to $1000.
The ARSC Research Grants Program is designed to encourage and support scholarship and publication by individuals in the field of sound recordings or audio preservation. Specific projects eligible for support include discography, bibliography, historical studies of the sound recording industry and its products, and any other subject likely to increase the public's understanding and appreciation of the lasting importance of recorded sound. ARSC encourages applications from individuals whose research forms part of an academic program at the master's or doctoral level.
Sr. Grants Specialist
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