Grants & Awards

The Center for Material Culture Studies is pleased to offer several sources of funding for the University of Delaware’s undergraduate and graduate students and faculty. All grant applications with biannual deadlines are due on October 15 and March 15 of each academic year. Those with only one application deadline will specify deadline dates on their respective pages. In the drop-down tabs you will find information regarding the following funding opportunities:

In addition to these funding opportunities, which require full applications (see details for each in respective links), the Center is pleased to offer funding to subsidize field trips with a material culture component (for example, involving visits to collections or 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