Monday, July 13, 2009

Hugh Davis Graham research grant in 20th century political/policy history

The Institute for Political History, a nonprofit foundation, is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Hugh Davis Graham Award. The purpose of this grant, named in honor of the late Professor Hugh Graham, is to assist scholars undertaking archival research in the fields of Twentieth-Century American Political/Policy History and American Political Development. Applications must include the following materials:
1. Application cover page (see template available here)
2. One (1) page double-spaced description of research proposal that also explains the historiographical significance of the project
3. One (1) page budget of monies to be used and specific research collections to be consulted during the award period
4. One (1) page vitae
5. One (1) page letter of recommendation. This letter must be in a signed, sealed envelope and be included with the application packet.
E-mailed and late applications will not be considered. Preference will be given to doctoral students and untenured faculty.
Applications must be received by November 2, 2009 and the award in the amount of up to $2000 will be announced at the Policy History Conference to be held at the Hyatt on Capitol Square Hotel in Columbus, Ohio from June 3-6, 2010. The award is taxable. Please send materials to Hugh Davis Graham Award, c/o Journal of Policy History, Saint Louis University, 3800 Lindell Blvd., P.O. Box 56907, St. Louis, MO 63156-0907.