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Thomas Hampson Fund

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for
Research Projects and Publications That Focus on Classic Song

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Musicological Society (AMS)

Deadline Date:

08/15/17 Receipt


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Grants of up to $1,200 to USA, Canada, and International researchers for research projects and publications that focus on promoting classic song. Eligible applications may be submitted at any stage of research. Proposals from graduate students writing dissertations, independent scholars, and faculty will be considered.

The Thomas Hampson Fund was established in 2009 in honor of the OPUS Campaign and by the AMS in recognition of Hampson's outstanding contributions to the field of music as a performer, teacher, and scholar. The fund is dedicated to fostering editions and scholarship on classic song in all its contexts (including American song, contemporary song, etc.), as well as new and innovative technologies for promoting and understanding classic song via interactive media and the Internet.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181872

Estimated Size of Grant:

The current maximum award is $1,200.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants may submit proposals at any stage of their research: proposals from graduate students writing dissertations, independent scholars, and faculty will be considered.

Pre-Application Information:

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Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to download the Cover Sheet.

Application Process:

- Applications must be received by August 15, 2017.
- Application materials and letters of support should be submitted electronically (via email attachment, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) to the office of the AMS (see contact information below).
- Candidates will be notified of the committee's decision by 15 November.

Please Note:

Those applying to defray expenses related to publication are encouraged to also apply for an AMS publication subvention for individuals. If the applicant is applying for both a publication subvention and Hampson Fund award, only one application need be submitted. The applicant should follow the guidelines for applying for a publication subvention, and indicate in a short note that the application is to be considered by both the publications committee and the Hampson Fund Award committee.

Contact Information:

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

Application materials and letters of support may be emailed to, or faxed to 212-995-4022 or 877-679-7648.

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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.