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Immigration History Research Center Archives Grant-in-Aid Awards

The Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA) Grant-in-Aid Awards

Applications are now being accepted for awards in support of a research visit of 5 days or more at the Immigration History Research Center Archives at the University of Minnesota. Four awards of $1,000 are typically granted, and these are open to scholars of all levels, including students and independent scholars.

State Historical Society of Iowa Research Grants

The State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) announces a grant pro­gram for the 2016/2017 academic year. SHSI will award up to ten stipends of $1,000 each to support original research and interpre­tive writing re­lated to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to applicants proposing to pursue previ­ously ne­glected topics or new approaches to or inter­pretations of pre­viously treated topics. SHSI invites appli­cants from a variety of backgrounds, including aca­demic and public historians, graduate students, and indepen­dent re­searchers and writers.

Public History Boot Camps at Rutgers-Camden


Spring Workshops
Designed for historic site administrators, museum curators, librarians and archivists, interpreters, educators, board members, volunteers, and anyone interested in creating history with and for the public, these workshops introduce participants to useful resources and tools, teach vital skills, and share new scholarship and interpretation. They are also wonderful opportunities to share experiences and network with other practitioners in the region.