CMCS Grant Programs, 2018

The Center for Material Culture Studies is pleased to offer several sources of funding the University of Delaware’s graduate students and faculty. All grant applications with biannual deadlines are due on October 15 and March 15th of each academic year. Those with only one application deadline will specify deadline dates on their respective pages. Learn more about each funding opportunity here:

In addition to these funding opportunities which require full applications–details for each in respective links–the Center is please to offer funding to subsidize field trips with a MC component (involving visits to collections, fieldwork). These awards, up to $500, are reserved for undergraduate and graduate students of the University of Delaware. Awards are on an ad hoc basis and interested parties can send requests to

Banner images courtesy of Winterthur Museum Collection Digital Database: 1964.1699 Figures; Needlework picture. Worked by Mary King, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 1754. Silk on silk. Height: 18 ¼” (46.36 cm) Width: 24 1/8” (61.28 cm). 1966.978; 1952.0277 Glass flask.