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LTC John William Whitman Research Grant

Grants to USA Independent Researchers
for Military History Research Projects

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Army Heritage Center Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/01/19

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,750 to USA independent unfunded researchers to study underresearched areas of military history at a military heritage center located in Pennsylvania. Funding is intended to cover expenses such as meals, lodging, travel expenses, and photocopying.

The Army Heritage Center Foundation LTC John William Whitman Research Grant is designed to provide monetary support to unfunded independent researchers who are working on under-explored topics of military history. Funded research is to be conducted at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) in Carlisle, Pa.

Competitive proposals will evidence a clear understanding of the existing research in the field and how the proposed work examines an under explored topic of military history. Applicants are expected to demonstrate both an analytical and descriptive grasp of the project and its ability to use the resources of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education collection.

Funds to support a grantee’s research will cover lodging and meals for any nights spent in the local area when conducting research, mileage reimbursement or airfare to the USAHEC, and will include an allowance for photocopying.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181948

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,750

Term of Contract:

This program will support a 2 to 3 week fellowship period.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The LTC John William Whitman Research Grant provides monetary support to unfunded independent researchers who are working on under-explored topics of military history.

The Army Heritage Center Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and applications from all persons are welcome. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants interested in the LTC John William Whitman Research Grant should submit the attached applications including a proposed project budget, to the Army Heritage Center Foundation not later than March 1, 2019. Awarding of the grant will occur not later than April 1, 2019.

Two letters of reference from persons familiar with the applicant’s scholarly work must be included in the application package. Letters must be received by the deadline and mailed or emailed directly to the Army Heritage Center Foundation.

The Foundation offers reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. Those who need assistance in the application process or when conducting research to accommodate a disability, may request an accommodation at any time. Those requiring an application accommodation due to a disability, should please e-mail their request to the Foundation and include "accommodation" in the subject line.

Upon the submittal of vouchers and receipts, the Foundation will reimburse grantee for expenses related to research.

Grantees retain intellectual property rights for the materials develop as a result of this research. The Foundation may use your name and likeness on our website and in promotional materials for the Army Heritage Center Foundation and the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.

Contact Information:

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

Mike Perry, Executive Director
717-258-1102
mperry@armyheritage.org

Army Heritage Center Foundation
LTC John William Whitman Research Grant
950 Soldiers Drive
P.O. Box 839
Carlisle, PA 17013

info@armyheritage.org

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