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									                             Application for Research Grant
                                       2010-2011
                     Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
                                      Duke University


Contact Information
Name

Address



Telephone

E-mail address

This application is for a grant offered by: (Check one, two, or three as appropriate)

   Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture

   John Hope Franklin Collection of African and African-American Documentation

   John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History

Institutional Affiliation (Please specify department. Leave blank if no affiliation.)


Academic Status
  Faculty
       Rank:
  Graduate Student * Must include letter of recommendation from advisor
       Degree Sought:      Master's      Ph.D.
       Principal advisor or thesis director:
  Undergraduate Student * Must include letter of recommendation from advisor
       Principal advisor or thesis director:
   Independent Scholar

Intended Product
   Thesis     Dissertation      Book      Article
   Other (describe)

Date degree expected or date of project completion




          Deadline: Application must be received or postmarked by January 29, 2010.
Research topic (Publication title, or 1-2 sentence summary, including time period being studied)


Description of your project (250-500 words)


List of relevant collections at Duke University


   My CV is included in this document.

How did you learn about this grant opportunity?

Proposed dates of travel to Duke University (May be changed.)
This cycle of awards will be for use between March 2010 and August 2011.

Estimate of expenses
Please provide details of airfare, automobile mileage (Calculate reimbursement at $0.55/mile),
bus or rail expenses, local accommodations, meals, photocopies, and parking.


Amount of grant support requested (up to $1000)
If you wish to apply to more than one research center for support of the same project, please
check the appropriate boxes at the top of this form. The total amount granted to any applicant
will not exceed $1,000.

Signature        Date
For electronic submission, you may type in your name and date.




        Deadline: Application must be received or postmarked by January 29, 2010.
Grant Submission Instructions

We strongly encourage applicants to speak with staff of the respective centers or with Research
Services staff before applying for a grant. Past applications have demonstrated that those who
spoke with a staff member about their projects produced stronger applications. We can lead you
to potential sources of which you may not otherwise be aware.

Eligibility: Any faculty member, graduate or undergraduate student, or independent scholar with
a research project directly related to the collections at Duke University’s Rare Book, Manuscript,
and Special Collections Library in the areas of African and African American documentation,
women’s history, and/or sales, advertising and marketing history may apply for a research grant.
All applicants must reside beyond a 50 mile radius of Durham, NC.

Reimbursable expenses: Grant money may be used for travel to the Rare Book, Manuscript, and
Special Collections Library (including air, bus or train fare, mileage for a personal vehicle, or
rental car fees), costs of copying pertinent archival resources, and living expenses while pursuing
research here (including meals and lodging).

Electronic grant submission is preferred. However, applications by mail will also be accepted
(address below). Please do not mail a duplicate application if you submit via email.

Step 1: Create 1 document containing the following, saved as Word document or PDF:
    Grant application form with project description
    Curriculum vitae

Step 2: Email the document as an attachment to RBMSCL_Grants@notes.duke.edu.

Step 3: (if applicable)
Graduate and undergraduate students or their advisors should mail recommendations to:
        Research Grants Program
        attn. Amy McDonald
        Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
        Box 90185
        Duke University
        Durham, NC 27708-0185

The next cycle of awards will be for use between March 2010 and August 2011. Applications
must be received or postmarked by January 29, 2010. Awards will be announced during March
2010.




        Deadline: Application must be received or postmarked by January 29, 2010.

								
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