Richard A. Baker Student Travel Grant

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Type: 
Grant
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Political History / Studies, Political Science, Public Policy

Calling all students conducting graduate-level research related to the study of Congress! The Association of Centers for the Study of Congress is now accepting applications for The Richard A. Baker Graduate Student Travel Award.

The Richard A. Baker Graduate Student Travel Grant is awarded annually to support graduate-level research conducted at member repositories of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress (ACSC). An award of up to $1500 may be used to underwrite travel, lodging, copying and other research expenses incurred from July 1June 1 of the award year. 

The Scholarships and Awards Committee may divide the award between two applicants. Each application will be evaluated on its merits. Primary consideration will be given to projects involving the substantive study of issues related to the study of Congress. Each proposal should be aimed at a discrete end product such as a book, dissertation, thesis, article, documentary, film, exhibit, Web site or social networking site. Budgets may be approved in whole or in part. Each award recipient is required to acknowledge the award in any resulting published work(s) and donate a copy of the work(s) to ACSC and the sponsoring archival repository. The recipient may also be requested to submit a brief article summarizing their findings and research experience for publication by ACSC. The Baker Award honors ACSC founding member and U. S. Senate Historian Emeritus Richard A. Baker. Award notification will be made by mid-April.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2018

2018 Baker Award Application (.pdf)

2018 Baker Award Application (.docx)