Unidel Louise Roselle Collections-Based Research Travel Award

This award offers support on a competitive basis for eligible University of Delaware humanities graduate students whose research is collections-based. Individual awards of up to $4500 will be available for summer research travel to libraries, archives, and museums worldwide. Priority consideration will be given to proposals related to doctoral dissertation and master’s thesis research (and internship placements, for Art Conservation students).

Awardees agree to submit a one-paragraph report (250 words) within one month of completing their research and no later than the end of the calendar year in which the grant funds were disbursed.

The deadline for applications for this award is March 15. Applications will be accepted one month before the deadline. To apply, submit the following materials (preferably as a single Word document or PDF) to materialculture@udel.edu with “Unidel Louise Roselle Collections-Based Research Travel Award Application” in the subject field:

  • a brief description of the research to be undertaken during the summer award period, including an explanation of how your research involves collections (250-500 words, double-spaced)
  • a detailed budget (please be as specific as possible about travel destinations and anticipated costs, and list any other funding sources and amounts you will apply for or have received in support of this work)
  • a current CV
  • please arrange to have your advisor send a letter of reference to materialculture@udel.edu.

In accepting a grant, the awardee allows CMCS to use any original materials they submit (such as a report and images) for promotional purposes, which could include posting to the website.

Awardees are responsible for checking and confirming their eligibility to accept and hold this award free of conflict, and concurrently with, any other department, program, or university awards.