Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Research Grants at the State Historical Society of Iowa

(Some of the) State Archives of Iowa (credit)
[We have the following announcement of the State Historical Society of Iowa’s program of research grants for 2016-17.]

The State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) announces a grant program for the 2016/2017 academic year. SHSI will award up to ten stipends of $1,000 each to support original research and interpretive writing related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to applicants proposing to pursue previously neglected topics or new approaches to or interpretations of previously treated topics. SHSI invites applicants from a variety of backgrounds, including academic and public historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers. Applications will be judged on the basis of their potential for producing work appropriate for publication in The Annals of Iowa. Grant recipients will be expected to produce an annotated manuscript targeted for The Annals of Iowa, SHSI’s scholarly journal.

Applications for the 2016/2017 awards must be postmarked by April 15, 2016. Download application guidelines from our website or request guidelines or further information from Research Grants, State Historical Society of Iowa, 402 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City  IA  52240-1806.