New Netherland Research Center Student Scholar in Residence research grant applications due by May 15

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Type: 
Grant
Date: 
May 15, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Economic History / Studies

The New Netherland Research Center (NNRC), a joint endeavor of the New Netherland Institute (NNI) and the Office of Cultural Education, New York State Education Department (NYSED/OCE), with financial support from the Government of the Netherlands, announces the next NNRC Student Scholar in Residence Research Grant. The grant covers a period of up to three months in residence and provides a stipend of $5,000. A time frame for fulfilling the grant requirements will be established in consultation with the Director of NNRC. No housing, travel funds, or health insurance are provided. Applications are due May 15, 2016. 

Scholars beyond the undergraduate level and actively working on a thesis, dissertation, or scholarly article are invited to apply. Research must be conducted at the New Netherland Research Center, New York State Library, and the New York State Archives, Albany, NY, in the field of New Netherland history and the Dutch Atlantic world, using the Records of New Netherland. Candidates must indicate their research topic in their application. Genealogical research topics are excluded. The applicant should have a working knowledge of contemporary and seventeenth-century Dutch.

Contact Info: 
Stephen McErleane
Projects Manager and Web Content Editor
New Netherland Institute
CEC Room 802
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12230