The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University in Durham, N.C., is now accepting applications for our 2020-2021 research travel grants: https://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/research/grants-and-fellowships

Research Grant Opportunities include:

  • Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture
  • John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture
  • John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History 
  • History of Medicine Collections
  • Human Rights Archive 
  • Harry H. Harkins T’73 Travel Grant for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History                                                                                    

Anyone who wishes to use materials from the designated collections for historical research is eligible to apply, regardless of academic status. Writers, creative and performing artists, film makers and journalists are welcome to apply for the research travel grants. Research Travel Grants support projects that present creative approaches, including historical research and documentation projects resulting in dissertations, publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, documentary films, or other multimedia products and artistic works. All applicants must reside beyond a 100-mile radius of Durham, N.C., and may not currently be a student or employee of Duke University.

Grants of up to $1500 will be awarded and may be used for: transportation expenses (including air, train or bus ticket charges; car rental; mileage using a personal vehicle; parking fees); accommodations; and meals. Expenses will be reimbursed once the grant recipient completes research travel and submits original receipts.

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020 by 5:00 PM EST. Recipients will be announced in March 2020. Grants must be used between April 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

 Questions? Email special-collections@duke.edu

 

Posted November 25, 2019