Applications Open for Chase Family Travel Grant for Visiting Graduate Scholars

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May 1, 2023
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Borderlands, Environmental History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Chase Family Grant provides up to $1200 to conduct research in the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History at the George A. Smathers Library, University of Florida.  

Eligibility:  Applicants should be enrolled in a graduate program leading to the masters or doctoral degree and actively engaged in research on Florida history or research that incorporates Florida as a major focus.  Research involving Florida agriculture and/or the citrus industry are particularly appropriate but proposals on all Florida-related areas of research are welcome. The grant is especially intended to assist graduate students at institutions outside the state of Florida who need to work on-site with materials held at the University of Florida.

Requirements:  Awardees are required to spend one week (five working days) on-site at the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History. At least one travel grant will be made annually for a maximum of $1200 to help defray travel expenses.

Applying:  Applications are now open. Please submit your application, budget, and letter of recommendation by 5:00 PM Eastern on May 1, 2023.  For information and forms on how to apply see the Application Instructions at the grant website or contact James Cusick at  Applicants should stipulate what resources at the P.K. Yonge Library they will be using and why those resources are important to their research.  Announcement of award will be made in June 2023.

Contact Info: 

James G. Cusick, Curator, P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida

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