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New Jersey Historical Commission Project Grants


These grants are available for educational initiatives, research, publications, film, video, radio, or fellowships. All proposed projects must have a New Jersey history focus. Must be non-fiction-producing projects and be beneficial to New Jersey residents or their schools. African-American history projects focusing on the Underground Railroad in New Jersey are of particular interest. As an additional category within this program are Samuel Smith Fellowships for research in New Jersey history to support applicants doing major research projects in New Jersey history, including doctoral dissertations and monographs.

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in New Jersey
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying History

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Contact Mr. Shawn Crisafullil
Grants Program Officer
Tel: 609-826-3945 Address 33 West State Street
PO Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08608