The CMCS Faculty Research Publication Subvention Fund

The Center for Material Culture Studies is pleased to offer subvention support on a competitive basis for University of Delaware faculty publishing original research with significant material culture content. Funds may be used for current and upcoming expenses directly related to publication, such as image preparation, permissions, indexing, etc. Specific funding amounts will vary depending upon subvention needs and availability of funds, with a cap of $1,800 per award.

The deadlines for applications are October 15 and March 15 of the current academic year. We will accept applications beginning one month before the deadline. To apply, prepare a two-page statement concerning the publication and its significance to the field and its relevance to material culture studies; a brief note regarding the venue and the status of the publication; a budget with supporting materials from your Press and vendors detailing the material costs of your project; and a one-page CV.

Please send application materials to with “Faculty Research Publication Subvention Fund” in the subject field.