Junior Faculty Research Grant Application

2017 Junior Faculty Research Grant

The Ohio Academy of History created a research grant for junior faculty and made the first annual award in 2011. The Academy now invites proposals for the seventh annual Junior Faculty Research Grant. The purpose of the grant is to help defray the costs of travel necessary for a significant scholarly project. The current grant award is $500. The grant is not restricted to any geographic area, methodological approach, or chronological period. The Ohio Academy
of History will announce the award recipient at its Spring Conference.

To be eligible, one must be:

  • an untenured faculty member at an Ohio college or university;
  • a recipient of a Ph.D. in history within the past six years,
  • a member of the Ohio Academy of History.

To apply, please submit:a one-page curriculum vita,

  • a one-page budget with justification for how funds will be used,
  • a three-page explanation of the project’s objectives, sources and methods, significance, and timetable, as well as its contribution to the larger project,
  • a letter of recommendation in support.

Applications and supporting materials should be sent in PDF format to the chair of the Grant Committee by December 15, 2016.

Chair: Randy Roth (2017), Ohio State University, de.us1498546619o@5.h1498546619tor1498546619

Committee Members:

Ruth Herndon, Bowling Green State University (2018), ude.u1498546619sgb@d1498546619nrehw1498546619r1498546619

Zachary Williams, The University of Akron (2019), ude.n1498546619orkau1498546619@wrz1498546619

Please note: The successful applicant is expected to file within eight months a one-page report on how the funds were spent, with the report to be considered for publication in the Academy
Newsletter. Acknowledgement of this Academy support should also appear in any published work that results from this research. Successful applicants are encouraged to present on their findings at subsequent Ohio Academy annual conferences.




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