Clarke Chambers Travel Fellowships for Archival Research, Call for Applications

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April 15, 2017
Minnesota, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Public Health, Social Work

Call for Applications.

Clarke Chambers Travel Fellowships available for research at the Social Welfare History Archives and the Kautz Family YMCA Archives at the University of Minnesota.

Deadline April 15th.

Early-career scholars and those working on a dissertation are encouraged to apply for the Clarke Chambers Travel Fellowship. Each year, two to three Clarke Chambers Travel Fellowships are awarded for research at the Social Welfare History Archives and/or the Kautz Family YMCA Archives. Areas of focus may include, but are not limited to, the non-profit and social welfare sector, youth studies, physical culture and health and wellness, public health, American Protestantism, international adoption, and wartime programs.  Proposals to use materials from both archives are also accepted. Funds may be used for transportation, lodging, meals, and scanning.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to contact the staff at the archives discuss their research prior to submitting a proposal.

Applications should include: a vita; a brief research proposal that identifies source materials to be used and discusses the potential relevance of the sources to the research topic; an estimated travel budget (itemizing expenses up to $800); and two reference letters.

Applications are accepted by email (as attachments) or mail. Recipients are selected within 4-6 weeks; funds are then available immediately.

The (postmarked) deadline is April 15th.

Questions and applications should be directed to Linnea Anderson at the Social Welfare History Archives.

Contact Info: 

Linnea M. Anderson
Archivist, Social Welfare History Archives
320 Elmer L. Andersen Library
University of Minnesota
222 21st Ave S. 
Minneapolis MN, 55455                       612 624 6394


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