KU - African American Experience Collections: Alyce Hunley Whayne Visiting Researchers Travel Award

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Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas is pleased to announce the availability of three travel grants to facilitate research and use of the library’s collections. The amount available for each award is $1,000. 

African American Experience Collections: Alyce Hunley Whayne Visiting Researchers Travel Award

Polish Collections: Alexander and Valentine Janta Endowment Travel Award

All Library Collections: Spencer Research Library Travel Award

Eligibility Criteria

Travel grants will be awarded to faculty, undergraduates, graduate students, or independent researchers living outside a 100 mile radius from Lawrence, Kansas. Applicants must document a research agenda requiring the need for in-person access to materials held by Kenneth Spencer Research Library. Grant money may be used for travel, lodging, and other expenses while pursuing research at the library.

Award recipients may be asked to give a brief, informal presentation about their research topic during their visit.

Application procedures and deadline

To apply, please complete and submit the online travel award application. Applications must be submitted by December 31, 2018, for travel from March through December 2019.

Contact Information

Alyce Hunley Whayne Visiting Researchers Travel Award 
Deborah Dandridge
Field Archivist and Curator
African American Experience Collections
ddandrid@ku.edu
785-864-2028

Alexander and Valentine Janta Endowment Travel Award 
Karen S. Cook
Special Collections Librarian
kscook@ku.edu
785-864-3357

Spencer Research Library Travel Award 
Sheryl Williams
Curator of Collections
swilliam@ku.edu
785-864-2027