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Avg. Amount Awarded
70
Days
February 15 2022
Application Deadline
5
Awarded last year
Yes
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Littleton-Griswold Research Grant for Research in US Legal History

Description

The American Historical Association offers the Littleton-Griswold Research Grant for research in US legal history and in the general field of law and society, broadly defined. The funds for this program come from the earnings of the Littleton-Griswold Fund. These modest annual grants are intended to further research in progress and may be used for travel to a library or archive, for microfilms, photographs, or photocopyingÔÇöa list of purposes that is meant to be merely illustrative, not exhaustive (other expenses, such as child care, can be included). Individual grants up to $1,000 will be awarded. Only members of the Association are eligible to apply for AHA research grants. Grants are awarded each June and may be used anytime in the subsequent 15 months for expenses related to furthering research in progress. Preference will be given to advanced doctoral students, non-tenured faculty, and unaffiliated scholars, and to those with specific research needs, such as the completion of a project or of a discrete segment thereof. Please note: Within a five-year period, no individual is eligible to receive more than a combined total of $1,500 from all AHA research grants. Log into your MY AHA account at historians.org/myaha and click ÔÇ£Available Application FormsÔÇØ in the AHA Awards, Grants, and Jobs section. The deadline is February 15. Upload an Application Packet as a single PDF. Include the following documents: CV (up to 5 pages), Bibliography (1 page) of the most recent, relevant secondary works on the topic. A selection committee reviews applications each spring, and applicants will be notified of the committeeÔÇÖs decision by email in mid-May. Awards are distributed each June. Please, no phone calls. Successful applicants will be expected to complete a survey outlining how the funds were used and how they furthered the granteeÔÇÖs research. Survey responses will be due in August of the year following the grant award. AHA financial support should be acknowledged in any publication resulting from this research.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Law/Legal Services
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with American Historical Association

How to Apply

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