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Weston A. Cate, Jr. Fellowship

Fellowships to USA Individuals for
Research Projects on Vermont's History

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Vermont Historical Society (VHS)

Deadline Date:

05/31/18

Description:

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Fellowships of up to $1,200 to USA individuals for historical research related to the State of Vermont. Priority will be given to research projects that address under-researched topics in Vermont's history and that involve a specific library or museum collection located in Vermont.

The fellowship is expected to result either in a paper that can be considered for publication in the Vermont History journal or in a product of some other form, which might be appropriate for exhibition or viewing. The fellowship does not guarantee that award recipients will be published in Vermont History.

The research contemplated by the applicant must stand by itself. Because the Society's purpose is to encourage worthwhile original research in Vermont's history that might not otherwise be undertaken, segments of larger studies may be at a competetive disadvantage.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183401

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Vermont Historical Society awards a biannual $1,200 fellowship.

Term of Contract:

The fellowship supports research for one calendar year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The application is open to all individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

In order to be eligible for competition, the applicant must submit the completed form and supporting material by May 31, 2018.

Each applicant must request two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with his/her abilities. These recommendations should be mailed directly to the Vermont Historical Society by the writers.

Contact Information:

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

The application form and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Cate Fellowship Committee
Vermont Historical Society
60 Washington St.
Barre, VT 05641-4209

Steve Perkins, Executive Director
(802) 479-8515
802-479-8500
steve.perkins@vermonthistory.org

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