Grants: Osler Library Research Awards and Travel Grants 2018

The applications for the 2018 Research Awards and Travel Grants are now open for the Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal. The deadline for all applications is 31 December 2017. Please circulate as you see fit:
  • Dr. Edward H. Bensley Osler Library Research Travel Grant – Awarded to those whose project requires traveling to Montreal to consult material in the Osler Library. Each year up to $4000 in awards will be made available to one or more individuals who require a minimum of 2 weeks to carry out their research. This research must fall within the calendar year in which the grant is awarded. Applications for the 2018 grant must be received by December 31, 2017.
  • Mary Louise Nickerson Award in Neuro History – Awarded to one or more scholars who are interested in carrying out research utilizing the Neuro History Archival and Artifact Collections – the centre-piece of which is the Penfield Archive in the Osler Library – and other available resources at the Osler Library, the Montreal Neurological Institute, and the McGill University Archives. Applications for the 2018 award must be received by December 31, 2017.
For additional information, please visit: http:/www.mcgill.ca/library/branches/osler/awards
Alternatively, you may email osler.library@mcgill.ca with questions. We hope to see you in Montréal!

Grants: Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Grant

Larry J. Hackman Research Residency

The New York State Archives offers grants for qualified applicants to conduct research using historical state government records in the Archives. The Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program supports advanced work on New York State history, government, or public policy by defraying travel-related research expenses. Residents conduct research at the State Archives in Albany, NY.

Previous Residents have included academic and public historians, graduate students, independent researchers and writers, and primary and secondary school teachers. Residencies range from a few days to several weeks depending upon the nature of the research and volume of records consulted. Contact the Archives Researcher Services staff to discuss your research topic and the records you propose to use: archref@nysed.gov or 518-474-8955. Submission deadline is January 15, 2018.

Learn more at: archives.nysed.gov/grants/hackman

Grants: Georgia College Special Collections Library Research Grants

Georgia College in Milledgeville, Georgia, offers short-term Library Research Grants every year to scholars and students whose work would benefit from access to materials in Ina Dillard Russell Library’s Special Collections. Strengths of the collections include Milledgeville/Baldwin County history and culture, (local/regional) women’s history, and Georgia College history. Special Collections houses the papers of authors Flannery O’Connor and Alice Walker and several political figures, including U.S. Secretary of Labor W. J. Usery, U. S. Senator Paul Coverdell, U. S. Representative Carl Vinson, and Georgia State Senator Floyd L. Griffin, Jr. History of Medicine collections include Clyde E. Keeler and Kathleen Wilkinson Wootten. For more information about Special Collections or the grant, please visit: http://libguides.gcsu.edu/c.php?g=388927&p=2641633

Deadline: April 2, 2018
Contact: nancy.davisbray@gcsu.edu