Purpose: The Travel Fellowship in the History of the Academic Health Center & Health Sciences at the University of Minnesota is intended to promote research on post-World War II developments in academic health centers and health science research using the University of Minnesota Archives. The University of Minnesota Program in the History of Medicine in conjunction with the Academic Health Center History Project (http://editions.lib.umn.edu/
University of Minnesota Archives Holdings: The University of Minnesota Archives https://www.lib.umn.edu/
Finding aids for many of the collections at the University Archives can be found at http://special.lib.umn.edu/
Application and Expectations: Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, names and contact information of two referees, a brief proposal of no more than two pages, and a one-page proposed budget. The one- to two-page proposal should outline clearly the purpose of the research and its central questions, what records or materials will be used, any bigger project of which this research is a part, and the intended product(s) such as a dissertation, publications, or documentaries. Selection of fellows will be based on the decision of a multi-disciplinary committee.
Fellowship recipients will be required to submit a short report on their research. Recipients are also required to supply the University Libraries with a copy of any publication resulting from research conducted as a result of the grant.
Duration and Support: The fellowship covers a flexible visit of between one to four weeks. The amount of the fellowship is up to $1,000.00 to support expenses related to travel, lodging, research costs, and other incidental expenses. The fellowship is available for a single, continuous research trip between the dates July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.
Deadline for applications is April 30, 2017. Candidates will be informed of the results by June 1, 2017.
Applications should be submitted via email. Be sure that your last name appears in the filename of each document. Send applications to: Dominique Tobbell, Program in the History of Medicine, University of Minnesota, firstname.lastname@example.org (612-626-5114). If you have any questions about the travel grant, please contact Dominique Tobbell.