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Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers,
and Writers for Research Related to Iowa State History

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs - State Historical Society of Iowa

Deadline Date:

04/15/20 Postmarked

Description:

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Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topics or new approaches to previously explored topics.

Grant recipients will be expected to produce an annotated manuscript for the Annals of Iowa scholarly journal.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182956

Number of Grants:

Up to ten research stipends

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The State Historical Society of Iowa invites applicants from a variety of backgrounds, including academic and public historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers.

Pre-Application Information:

Proposals for the 2019/2020 awards must be postmarked by April 15, 2020. Notification of awards will be made by June 1, 2020.

In July 2020, each awardee will receive an initial payment of $500. A second payment of $200 will be made upon receipt of an interim progress report in April 2021. The final payment of $300 will be made upon receipt of a manuscript submission in September 2021.

Grant Guidelines: https://iowaculture.gov/history/grants/research-grant-authors/grant-guidelines

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send 5 copies of all four parts of the application (which may be printed two-sided to save paper) to:
Research Grants
State Historical Society of Iowa
402 Iowa Ave.
Iowa City, IA 52240-1806

For further information, contact:
Marvin Bergman
marvin-bergman@uiowa.edu
319-335-3931

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