Phillips Fund Grant for Native American Research


Native American SUNY: Western Consortium
E-116 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3170

Sponsor

American Philosophical Society (APS)

Title

PHILLIPS FUND GRANT FOR NATIVE AMERICAN RESEARCH

Contact

Phillips Fund for Native American Research
American Philosophical Society
104 South Fifth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3387

phone: 215.440.3429  
e-mail: LMusumeci@pmphilsoc.org
url: www.amphilsoc.org/grants/phillips

Availability

Grants are ordinarily given for one year following the date of the award.

Eligibility

The committee prefers to support the work of younger scholars who have received the doctorate.  Applications are also accepted from graduate students for research on masters theses or doctoral dissertations.  The committee sometimes approves two awards to the same person within a five-year period.

Information

Questions about eligibility of applicants or projects can be addressed to LMusumeci@amphilsoc.org

Benefits/Award

Phillips Fund supports research in Native American linguistics and ethnohistory (continental US, Canada).  Must provide APS with copies of materials acquired during the process of grant-funded research (i.e. tapes, transcription, and microfilm).  All information and forms available on website.

Average award is about $2,500; grants do not exceed $3,500.  Grants intended for extra costs such as travel, tapes, films, consultants' fees, but not general maintenance, purchase of books, or permanent equipment.

Deadline

March 2, 2015

Required Documentation

The completed Application Form, by e-mail or post office; Two Letters of Support.


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