Travel grants for the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming

Type: Grant

Name: Travel grants for the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming

Location: Laramie, WY

Application Deadline: April 14, 2017


Details:

The American Heritage Center (AHC) at the University of Wyoming offers five annual travel grants to be used by scholars. The grants are for up to $500 each and provide support for travel, food and lodging to carry out research using the AHC’s collections. Persons interested in such grants should complete the application at http://www.uwyo.edu/ahc/_files/grants/travel-grants-application.pdf.

We ask that each applicant also attach a current resume, a brief description of the project, publication plans for the project, and indication of which AHC collections will be used and how these will support the work.

The AHC’s archival and rare book collections focus on Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain West (including politics, settlement, and western trails) with an additional emphasis on select national topics: environment and conservation, the mining and petroleum industries, air and rail transportation, popular entertainment (particularly radio, television, film, and popular music), journalism, and U.S. military history. For more information about the AHC and its collections, please go to: http://www.uwyo.edu/ahc/.

Applications are due April 14, 2017. Applications should be sent to: Bridget Burke, Director, American Heritage Center, Dept. 3924, 1000 E. University Avenue, Laramie, WY 82071.

Bridget Burke

American Heritage Center

University of Wyoming

307-766-3756

ahc@uwyo.edu


Contact Information:
Bridget Burke
ahc@uwyo.edu

Posted: April 03, 2017