The Center for Material Culture Studies is pleased to offer travel support on a competitive basis for eligible University of Delaware graduate students presenting their original research at a conference or other appropriate public venue. Up to $1,000 per awardee is available through the National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grant. Graduate students whose research or fieldwork entails the study of material culture are eligible to apply. Preference shall be given to students who are advanced in their studies. Awardees agree to submit a two-page report within one month of completing their research travel and no later than the end of the academic year in which the grant funds were disbursed.
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 one-page statement, a brief budget, and a current CV. Also, please arrange to have your advisor send a letter of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send application materials to email@example.com with “Graduate Research Presentation Fund” in the subject field.