Grant of the Week: The Thomas C. Cundy Fund for World War II Era Research Travel Grant Program

Every week, AHA Today showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians which has been posted to our free Calendar. This week we are featuring the Thomas C. Cundy Fund for World War II Era Research Travel Grant Program from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience. 

Honoring the memory and lasting vision of Thomas C. Cundy, Sr., the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience, Department of History, Florida State University, anticipates offering at least one $500 travel grant for scholars and graduate students (ABD) to use the holdings of the Institute in 2018–2019. Among the noteworthy holdings are the Tom Brokaw Collection containing letters, photographs, and manuscripts used in the writing of the Greatest Generation. Founded in 1997, the Institute maintains one of the nation’s largest archives documenting the human dimension of World War II. For more information on the Institute’s collections, please visit the website at: ww2.fsu.edu.

Applicants for this program should submit by May 30, 2018, a proposal of no more than five pages in the form of a letter, a current CV, and the names and addresses of three references, all in a PDF document. Graduate student applicants should also submit a letter of recommendation from their dissertation advisor or the director of graduate studies of their program. In the subject line, please include: CUNDY FUND APPLICATION-2018. Letters of recommendation for graduate student applicants should be sent directly to the Institute Director, Professor G. Kurt Piehler at kpiehler@fsu.edu by May 30, 2018.

End: May 30, 2018
Contact: kpiehler@fsu.edu
More Info: http://ww2.fsu.edu/research-opportunities/cundy-travel-grant

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