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Research Grant

Grants to Arizona Scholars for Advanced
Studies in History, Public Policy, and the Arts

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Arizona Historical Society (AHS)

Deadline Date:

09/30/19 Received


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Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Arizona scholars for research projects that address history, arts, government, and legal or public policy that is relevant to the region. Applications are encouraged for doctoral dissertations and projects by post-doctoral scholars; however, proposals for advanced research will also be considered. Funds may be used for travel, lodging, photocopying, and photo reproduction.

The Arizona Historical Society announces the availability of awards for qualified applicants to pursue research using the vast resources of the Arizona Historical Society. The Research Grant Program is intended to support advanced work in history, government, legal, or public policy, and the arts as it pertains to Arizona, the West, and northern Mexico.

Projects involving alternative uses of archival records, such as background research for multimedia projects, exhibits, documentary films, and historical novels, are eligible. The topic or area of study must draw, at least in part, on the holdings of the Arizona Historical Society Archives.

Preference is given to projects that focus on little-used holdings not available electronically or on microfilm and have a high probability of publication or other public dissemination.

At the end of the project, awardees are expected to submit a final report on their research experience. Residents are expected to make one public presentation in Arizona on their projects.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172376

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards generally range between $500 and $2,500 per project.

Term of Contract:

Fellowships must be completed no later than one year from date of acceptance of award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any proposal for advanced research will be considered. Applicants working on doctoral dissertations and those at the postdoctoral level are especially encouraged to apply.

Ineligible costs:
- Computer equipment, hardware, or software; child care; honoraria; photo framing/matting

Pre-Application Information:

Research Grant Applications for 2019 must be received by the Arizona Historical Society no later than September 30, 2019.

Completed applications should be emailed to Susan Irwin. Emailed applications are preferred.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Susan Irwin, Vice President Library & Archives
(480) 387-5353

For applications submitted via mail or hand/courier service:
Arizona Historical Society
Research Grant Applications
Attn: Susan Irwin
1300 N. College Ave. Tempe, AZ 85281

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona