The State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) announces a grant program for the 2020/2021 academic year. SHSI will award up to ten stipends of $1,000 each to support original research and interpretive writing related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to applicants proposing to pursue previously neglected topics or new approaches to or interpretations of previously treated topics. SHSI invites applicants from a variety of backgrounds, including academic and public historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers. Applications will be judged on the basis of their potential for producing work appropriate for publication in The Annals of Iowa. Grant recipients will be expected to produce a manuscript targeted for The Annals of Iowa, SHSI’s scholarly journal.
Applications for the 2020/2021 awards must be postmarked by April 15, 2020. Download application guidelines from our web site (https://iowaculture.gov/about-us/about/grants/research-grant-authors) or request guidelines or further information from:
State Historical Society of Iowa
600 East Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Andrew Klumpp, editor The Annals of Iowa